Pteris is a genus of about 280 species of ferns of the Pteridaceae family. They are distributed in tropical and subtropical regions.
Pteris is sword-shaped.
Care and maintenance
Watering: period of rest is moderate; period of active growth is plentiful.
Illumination: bright light.
Temperature: period of rest – 13-16 ° C; period of active growth – 16-24 ° C.
Transplantation: as needed in spring.
Reproduction: the division of the bush.
Soil: a mixture of leafy soil and peat in equal parts.
Feeding: from spring to autumn every 2-3 weeks with complex fertilizers in low concentrations, you can add a cow, in winter do not fertilize.
Pests, diseases, problems: shield, aphids, spider mite, nematode, roots rot.