Brake Fern

by Suzi Tehan

LIGHT:  No direct sun but bright light.  It can be grown where they receive some morning sun and afternoon shade. 

WATERING:  Keep plants well-watered during the warmer months but allow the soil to dry out between watering in the Winter. 

NUTRIENT:  Apply blood and bone or slow-release fertilizer in spring and again in midsummer.  Liquid organic fertilizers, with high nitrogen content, are also suitable.  Do not feed in winter. 

TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY:  Moderate humidity and normal room temperature, try to keep the temperature above 13 degrees Celsius. 

SIZE:  It can grow up to 1 metre in height and width. 

BOTANIC NAME:  Pteris Argyraea