Orthophytum saxicola var. aloifolium

Aloe-like small terrestrial bromeliad from rocky areas in Bahia, Brazil. It turns orange in full sun and it is nice in bloom. It grows in rocky conditions, in seasonally dry habitats.

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Aloe-like small terrestrial bromeliad from from rocky areas in Bahia, Brazil. It turns orange in full sun and it is nice in bloom. It grows in rocky conditions, in seasonally dry habitats.

The "variety aloifolium" is not an accepted name according to the checklist of Kew Gardens, but we keep it because it is a particular type of wild-collected Orthophytum saxicola.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 10cm-20cm
Botanical family Bromeliaceae
Light Medium
Minimum winter temperature 5 ºC to 15 ºC
Flowering Season Cooler Months
Plant type Herbaceous
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
All orders arriving after 10th July will be shipped in September. This is due to the high temperatures in the month of August and possible delays caused by general holidays and reduced opening hours by the customs service, carriers, etc.