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Pteris cretica ‘Parkeri’

Cretan brake

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Features

  • Height0.25m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Leaf ColourMedium to dark green

Description

Pteris cretica ‘Parkeri’ (Cretan brake). A vigorous cultivar with medium to dark green pinnae.

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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