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Jurassic™ Velociraptor Ribbon Fern

Pteris cretica

Pronunciation: TARE-iss, KRET-ee-kuh
SKU #41790
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description From relatively high elevations of the Hubei Province of China comes a hardier selection than the typical species. Best grown in partial shade where it will form a burly, finely textured, compact clump, but also ideal for a container on a shaded terrace, or even in the home near a bright but not sunny window. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Reaches 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Container
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Sedge (Carex), Coral Bells (Heuchera), Hosta (Hosta)
CARE
Care Provide evenly moist, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Keep soil consistently moist. Prefers humidity. Feed lightly, regularly during the growing season, especially if grown in containers.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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