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Pteris cretica ‘Mayi’

Cretan brake

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Features

  • Height0.25m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Pteris cretica ‘Mayi’ (Cretan brake). This is a bushy, delicate evergreen fern, it will grow about 45cm high.

Characteristics

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

You can propagate by division in the spring or by spores in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids

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