Holly fern (Cyrtomium falcatum)



Holly fern is an ornamental fern native to eastern Asia, and naturalised in crevices of cliffs and walls around Sydney Harbour and parts of coastal New South Wales. It is declared noxious on Lord Howe Island. 

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Herbicide options

Contact your local council weeds officer for control advice for Holly fern (Cyrtomium falcatum).

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Legal requirements

The content provided here is for information purposes only and is taken from the Noxious Weeds Act 1993.

Area Class Legal requirements
Lord Howe Island 4 Locally Controlled Weed
The growth of the plant must be managed in a manner that continuously inhibits the ability of the plant to spread

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For technical advice and assistance with identification please contact your local council weeds officer.
For further information call the NSW Invasive Plants and Animals Enquiry Line on 1800 680 244 or send an email to weeds@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Reviewed 2014