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Pteris cretica ‘Albo-lineata’

Cretan brake

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Features

  • Height0.25m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Leaf ColourBright green with white stripe
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Pteris cretica ‘Albo-lineata’ (Cretan brake). This is an evergreen or semi-evergreen fern with strap-shaped, divided pale green fronds, variegated cream.

Characteristics

Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Fern

Other common names

Brake

Origin

Tropical

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessTender (min 11°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Peaty
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will need a lot of water during their early growth period and should be kept out of direct sunlight. They are often grown indoors.

Propagation

Divide in spring

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids

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