- Botanical Name: Pteris cretica var albolineata
Common Name(s): Albo-lineata, silver ribbon fern, Cretan Brake Fern, Cretan Fern
- Description: Native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Albo fern is the most common variant of the Pteris cretica species, with broad green leaflets and pale centers. Outdoors, the Albo fern can survive year round in subtropical climates such as California. Care is similar, if not easier, than other ferns, requiring indirect sunlight, humidity, and pruning. It can grow up to 1-2.5 feet.