How to grow Pteris cretica

Pteris cretica growing fern of the genus Pteris also known as Cretan brake fern or Ribbon fern, Pteris cretica perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Pteris cretica leaves

Leaves color green with white in elliptic shape the leaves grow in pinnate structure.

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Requirements for Pteris cretica growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaf

Size of the plant:
20-80cm, 8-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Scientific name:

Pteris cretica


Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone