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*The plant pictured is not necessarily the plant you will receive, but will be same size and shape*
Common Name: Brake Fern, Pteris Fern
Scientific Name: Pteris sp.
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals:
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, TerraFirma
Soil Depth: All soil depths with proper drainage
Lighting: Low to Medium
Humidity & Misting: 40%-100% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: These easy-to-grow ferns have dainty fronds that stand tall on wispy stems, and spread horizontal rather than growing taller with maturity. / A shallow fibrous root system allows for support as the rhizome creeps along the growing surface
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Front (low) groundcover, underplanting, or mounted (only in high humidity conditions)
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Non-Toxic if consumed though these are typically used for ornamental not edible purposes
Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 4" potted Pteris Fern plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper