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Pteris cretica Mayii

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Pteris cretica Mayii

PtecreMay
Cretan Brake Fern,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.18 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.59 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pteris cretica Mayii Cretan Brake Fern,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping

Description:
Attractive fern with arching green fronds that grow in a clump. Great for containers, rockeries or in a shady, sheltered position in the garden. Mayii has a cream line down the centre of leaflets with crested tips. Grows approx. 70cm tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Caterpillars, Scale, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Needs a light, sheltered position. Keep moist, will dry out quickly. Self watering pots are best. Feed with regular applications of diluted liquid fertiliser to keep plant looking it's best. When new growth begins in Spring old fronds can be cut off. Mulch well.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Pteridaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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