Pteris Albo Fern

Size: 4 inch
Style: Grower Pot

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  • Pteris Albo Fern, also known as the Silver Ribbon Fern, is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for fern that is native to the tropical rainforests of Asia and Africa. Pteris genus is a diverse group of fern species. Instead of the typical fern shape, they often have flat, feathery leaves that bring a fun twist on what a fern can be!

    Pteris Albo Fern is a variegated Pteris Fern originates from tropical and subtropical regions around the world. Its name "Albo" is derived from the Latin word "albus," meaning "white," a reference to the lovely white variegation on its leaves. The leaves have alternating bands of light and dark green, combined with the occasional creamy white streaks. They grow in a symmetrical habit, forming an interesting rosette shape.

    Ferns are one of the best houseplants because they are very easy to care for, pet-friendly, and very tolerant of low-light environments. As a fern, Pteris Albo is also an effective air-purifying plant, contributing to cleaner indoor air and improving our overall health condition.

  • This fern is very versatile when it comes to lighting. Unlike many tropical plants that require many hours of bright light, ferns can grow in rooms with limited lighting. However, bright, indirect light away from the scorching sun is ideal for this plant and can keep it healthy and vibrant.

    Keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy. Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Make sure the pot has good drainage to avoid overwatering.

    Pteris Albo thrives in a well-draining, slightly acidic potting mix. You can use a commercially available potting mix designed for ferns or combine potting soil with peat moss, perlite, coarse sand, and some compost or organic matter.

    Maintain a comfortable room temperature, around 65-75°F. Avoid exposing your fern to drafts or extreme temperature fluctuations. Ferns love humidity and grow the best with some extra moisture. If your room’s humidity level is below 50%, you can use a humidifier or bring your fern to a humid place like the bathroom or kitchen.

    Feed your Pteris Albo with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).

    This plant is non-toxic.

  • USDA Zone 9-12

    USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

    USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)

    USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

    USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

  • Your plant will be carefully wrapped in a sturdy box. If your plant comes with a clay pot, it will be meticulously bubble wrapped as well. There will be wooden stakes positioned in the soil to support the plant and keep it secured during shipping. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    Our packaging materials are:
    • 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes.
    • 100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
    • Bubblewrap will only be used for clay/ ceramic pots
    • Wooden stake to support the plant.

    *All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants with protective packaging. Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. All plants are guaranteed for 30 days after arrival. Therefore, please contact us immediately via if you receive your package and are not satisfied.

    When you purchase online, your plants have to go through lots of stress while traveling so they may need a few days to adjust to their new environment and thrive. If your plant does not perk back up after a few days of care, let us know and we will send replacements free of charge. Remember that we always try our best to accommodate you.
  • It’s advised that you should repot the plant as soon as you get it. After repotting, your new houseplant will most likely struggle with transplant shock. It may appear droopy, faded, or have a slower growth rate than usual during this time. This is completely normal, and it’s also normal for transplant shock to hit especially hard after repotting a brand-new houseplant. To make sure your plant has plenty of time to adjust to its new surroundings, wait a day after potting and water your plant. Make sure any excess water drains completely from the pot afterward. Monitor your soil’s moisture levels daily to start creating a watering routine. To help perk up your new houseplant, we recommend adding a little water-soluble fertilizer, compost, or sugar water to your soil to boost its nutrients and help it grow.