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Aechmea fasciata

Genus: Aechmea
Species: fasciata
Variety: -
Plant Type: Houseplant

A spectacular plant from the South American jungle. The 'Urn Plant' is an epiphytic Bromeliad that grows naturally in trees where it collects water in the central 'vase' its grey-green leaves form. The extraordinary pink flowerheads last for months and bear tiny pale-blue flowers that age to red. An easy to grow Bromeliad that should be watered moderately at the roots and have it's central cup filled periodically with fresh water. 


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Characteristics

Foliage: Evergreen
Hardiness: Min temp 41°F / 5°C
Useage: Houseplant, Conservatory plant

Colour

Flower: Blue, Pink
Foliage: Green, Silver

Aspect

Soil: Well drained soil

Size

Planting & Care

Use a free-draining potting mix such as Orchid Compost. Mist the leaves regularly. Feed using a dilute houseplant feed.

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