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Drought Stricken Cyathea cooperi (Sphaeropteris Cooperi) - Australian Tree Fern

Drought Stricken Cyathea cooperi (Sphaeropteris Cooperi) - Australian Tree Fern (Cyathea cooperi (Sphaeropteris Cooperi) - Australian Tree Fern)

This is what happens to a tall Australian Tree fern which doesn't receive enough water here. It will die soon if it doesn't receive a lot of water or rain! We're suppose to receive copious amounts of rain over the next 5 to 6 days...which should help it. Photo taken Dec. 13, 2010 in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.

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If the rain helps this tree fern to perk up, it would be interesting to see another photo...

I'm waiting patiently for a pic. of the baby Sausage Trees, decked out with Christmas tinsel...

Please don't disappoint, Delonix... I'll be looking out for the photo... LOL. :o)))

17 Dec, 2010


Oh that look so sad..........

17 Dec, 2010



I'll post a pics if the tree fern does survive the drought. I hope it does survive, I hate seeing such a tall tree fern die! :>(

Maybe a baby Sausage tree will be posted...but sure about the tinsel though. :>)

18 Dec, 2010


Yes.. let's hope the lovely tree fern survives ...

I'll keep a look-out for more baby Sausage tree pics :o)
.... maybe with tinsel ;o))

18 Dec, 2010


Not a happy plant...

19 Dec, 2010


It must grow all year to reach that size. But,they are the best dry tolerant tree fern of them all. This one is REALLY pushed!

26 Sep, 2014


Yes, they grow all year. They need to have lots of water to look very good here, though. I think some of these died because of the 7 year drought.

26 Sep, 2014

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