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Botanical name: Pteris cretica var. albolineata
Other names: White-striped Cretan brake, Variegated table fern, Pteris cretica 'Albolineata'
Species: P. cretica var. albolineata - P. cretica var. albolineata is a half-hardy, creeping, evergreen fern with erect to arching, pinnate fronds with a broad, creamy-white band along the centre of each pinnae (leaflet).
Pteris cretica var. albolineata is: Evergreen
Flower: Insignificant or absent in All seasons
Foliage: Cream, Light green, Variegated, White in All seasons
Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading
Diseases: Sooty mould may be a problem in still, humid conditions.
Pruning: Remove dead or damaged fronds.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Spores. REGISTER to read more...
Pteris cretica var. albolineata (White-striped Cretan brake) will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Conservatory, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Indoor, Low Maintenance, Underplanting
Cultivation: Outdoors, grow in moist but well-drained soil (except chalk) with added leaf mould in full or partial shade. Under glass, grow in a mix of 1 part each sand, leaf mould, charcoal, and 2 parts loam-based compost. Water freely and feed monthly in growth.
Soil type: Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)
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