Pteris cretica

Cretan Brake Fern


Hailing from the Southern Mediterranean, the Cretan Brake Fern is an easy to care for decorative houseplant with long, fingerlike leaves. Give your fern bright, indirect light year-round. It also thrives under a grow light.

4" Grower's Pot
Caring for your Pteris cretica


Water Regularly

NOT Pet Safe


  • Bright indirect to moderate light.
  • Water 1-2x weekly and keep soil moist
  • Occasionally the plant will go dormant, losing all greenery. Continue to treat as normal, they will grow back after a few weeks or even months.
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