Description: A tree fern that grows up to 40′ tall with a skinny trunk. Looks similar to hapu’u.
Propagation: Spores are blown by the wins up to 7 miles away from the parent plant.
Leaves: Fronds emerge from the trunk covered with stiff white hairs and are generally less arching than hapu’u.
Elevation: 0-5,000 feet
Impact: Competes with native tree ferns.