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Pteris Cretica 'Albo Fern'Pteris cretica var albolineata
Common Name: Brake Fern, Cretan Brake Fern, Albo Fern, Silver Ribbon Fern, Variegated Cretan Brake Fern
USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-12 (outdoors)
Native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Albo Fern is the most common variant of the Pteris cretica species, with broad green leaflets and pale centers. Outdoors, the Albo Fern can survive year round in subtropical climates such as California. Care is similar, if not easier, than other ferns, requiring indirect sunlight, humidity, and pruning. It can grow up to 1-2.5 feet.
This plant is pet and children safe.
Orders will ship from either our CA or FL location.
Most orders ship USPS with the packing methods pictured below. Larger orders may ship FedEx. *Please note that we have additional packing procedure for tall, big, and multiple plants. Tall/ big plants are stabilized with a wooden stick and shipped using special inserts that lock in houseplants.
We will replace any houseplant that fails to thrive within 30 days of placing your order. Replacement plant shipping cost is at the customer’s expense. Proof of failure may be requested in the form of a picture sent to our customer service team. Houseplants are not included in the 1 year tree guarantee.