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Toothed Brake Fern

Pteris dentata

A fern with fine mid to emerald green foliage Pteris dentata is commonly called the ‘Toothed Brake Fern.

This is terrestrial fern that grows in shaded forest areas in areas of South Africa. Excellent as a ground cover plant for shaded moist locations. They foliage tends to stay a little cupped or closed and this adds to the fine feathery appearance.

Properties

Height
1 - 100 cm
Soil type
Loam
Sunlight
Partial shade
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection