Aechmea pimenti-velosoi var. glabra

Mid-sized plant with yellow flowers. Native to a small area of coastal forest in cooler So.Brazil, it is a tough sun-loving plant that grows well in open and exposed sites. Use in trees or stumps as an epiphyte or on rocks.

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Aechmea pimenti-velosoi var. glabra is a mid-sized bromeliad native to Santa Catarina, Brazil and only known from Praia Braba, Itajai, in coastal forest.

Long, moderately stiff, narrow leaves of 20-50 cm, slightly arching at the top. The inflorescence with yellow flowers and orange bracts will lasts for about 6 months.

Cultivation

Aechmea pimenti-velosoi var. glabra is a very tough sun-loving plant that grows well in open and exposed sites. It will turn reddish in full sun and will become much greener and taller in full shade. Use in trees or stumps as an epiphyte or clumped in rocky or dry areas.

Cold tolerance

Regarding its cold resistance, it takes well cool weather but it only takes very light frost, to about - 2 C. Here in the Canary Islands it grows well in the cooler winter months.

We offer one large rooted pup of Aechmea pimenti-velosoi var. glabra, of 15-20 cm, able to flower in one year. We ship it worldwide.

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Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 20cm-30cm
Botanical family Bromeliaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 15 ºC
Plant type Herbaceous
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
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