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Cretan brake Pteris cretica

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Fertilization Cretan brake
During this period of the year it's good to fertilize our plants every 15-20 days; letís choose a specific fertilizer, for house plants, flowering or green ones, to add to the water used to irrigate. We should prefer fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour flowering and the development of new vegetation.

Generalities Cretan brake
The Cretan brake develops like a fern. The Cretan brake Is medium in size; in spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form.

Watering Cretan brakeTenere Umido
Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots. During this period of the year the The Cretan brake needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water .

Watering Cretan brakeTenere Umido
During this period of the year the The Cretan brake needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.

Treatments Cretan brake
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Soil Cretan brake
The Cretan brake favours not very drained soils, which can slightly withhold humidity.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
2
1
0
1
continental
3
2
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
2
3
0
1

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Notes Cretan brake

When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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