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Striped Cretan Brake Fern
Pteris cretica Albo-lineata
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This ornamental fern has deeply divided, arching green fronds with a broad, creamy-white stripe down the centre of each leaf. It's quite easy to grow indoors and prefers part-shade or morning sun and cool, moist conditions. Ideal for ferneries, bush-houses, pots or sheltered spots in the garden.

Size — 130mm
Growth Width — 50cm
Growth Height — 50cm
Frost Sensitive
Light Requirements — Indirect sunlight, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

It's best grown with some lime in potting mix or soil as this fern prefers alkaline soils.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist but not wet at all times. Good humidity levels will help keep your plant healthy, so mist regularly with a water sprayer.

Pruning Advice

Remove spent fronds with clean, sharp secateurs to keep the plant tidy and prevent dead leaves from draining energy from the plant.