Toad Gully Growers are wholesale producers of a range of versatile and hardy ferns.
OUR FERNS ARE SOLD WITHIN AUSTRALIA ONLY.
Our Balnarring nursery is not open to the public but you can find us at markets.
If you need to purchase 5 or more ferns and can’t make it to our next market please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a time to visit.
These are some of the ferns and shade loving plants we grow:
Adiantum raddianum 'Fragrans' Graceful indoor, patio or understory garden plant. Protect from direct sun, drying winds & keep moist.
Adiantum raddianum 'Pacific Maid' Graceful indoor, patio or understory garden plant. Protect from direct sun, drying winds & keep moist.
Asplenium australasicum Robust Australian fern to 2m. Indoor, well-drained garden or as epiphyte on tree or rock. Light shade.
Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum' Beautiful silvery grey, red and blue fronds to 50cm. Cold hardy. Likes rich loam in dappled sunlight.
Asplenium bulbiferum Delicate looking but easy and adaptable. Indoor or shady garden. Grows baby ferns on fronds to 1.2m.
Asplenium milnei Shiny easy to grow fern from lowland Lord Howe Is. Clump of fronds to 60cm. Indoors or shady garden.
Blechnum fluviatile Ideal rockery or shady garden plant. Fronds to 50cm in beautiful rosette. Keep well watered.
Blechnum brasiliense Lush with red new growth. Fronds to 1.5m. Older plants have short trunk. Pots / moist shady garden.
Blechnum gibbum 'Silver Lady' Lush but easy care. Fronds to 70cm. Older plants have short trunk. Pots or moist shady garden.
Blechnum minus x wattsii Cold hardy Aussie. Bronze-pink new fronds become tough dark green to 1.2m. Shade to sunny if moist.
Blechnum nudum Aust. Beautiful whether singular in a pot or mass planted in a moist shady garden. Fronds to 1m.
Blechnum patersonii Australian. Pinkish-bronze new fronds grow glossy dark green up to 80cm long. Shady moist position.
Blechnum penna-marina Delightful creeping ground cover 30cm tall. Shady moist garden. Fast growing, cold tolerant Aussie.
Christella dentata Hardy Aussie fern. Appealing rosette of graceful fronds to 1m. Easily grown in moist location.
Cyathea brownii Vigorous. Impressive in a moist lightly shaded to sunny garden. Fronds to 4m long, strong tall trunk.
Cyathea cooperi 'Improved' Fast growing Aussie tree fern. Moist lightly shaded to sunny position. Huge fronds and tall slim trunk.
Cyrtomium falcatum Ideal Gift! Easy to grow. Glossy fronds to 50cm. Indoor or heavy shade to moist sunny garden.
Dicksonia antarctica Hardy Aussie fern. Can grow huge with fronds 3m long on thick tall trunk. Moist shady to partial sun.
Doodia aspera Tough Aussie. New fronds bright pink to red growing to 35cm. Shady to moist sunny garden.
Doodia media Hardy Aussie. Tough fronds to 30cm. Red new growth. Great ground cover. Moist, semi shade.
Dryopteris filix-mas Widespread northern hemisphere favourite due to dramatic 1.5m fronds. Easy in moist semi-shade.
Dryopteris marginalis Clumps of tough fronds to 60cm. Easy to grow in loamy soil under the shade of trees. Nth America.
Microsorum diversifolium Tough Aussie. Grows on trees, rocks or in ground, pots or baskets. Plastic-like fronds to 60cm.
Nephrolepis obliterata 'Emerald Queen' Easy to grow Aussie. Ideal for hanging basket, tub or garden. Great indoors, patio or shady corner.
Pellaea falcata Rambling, glossy coarse fronds to 60cm. Pot or friable loam in shady to semi sunny garden. Aust.
Polystichum retrosopaleaceum Hardy. Shiny fronds to 1m. Moist garden or tub in shade. Interesting flushes of new growth. Japan.
Pteris cretica 'Gautherii' Easy to grow in a pot or moist free draining soil. Best in dappled sunlight. Frilly fronds to 60cm.
Rumohra adiantiformis Cape form Vigorous South African fern with thick tough fronds to 1.5m. Ideal indoor, garden, cut foliage.
Selaginella kraussiana Soft low groundcover ideal for moist fernery, terrarium, pot or basket. Indoor or shady garden.
Selaginella kraussiana 'Aurea' Soft low groundcover ideal for moist fernery, terrarium, pot or basket. Indoor or shady garden.
Soleirolia soleirolii Easy to grow living carpet for a shady fernery. Also great for baskets, terrariums & walls. Keep moist.