Guzmania Lingulata

Guzmania Lingulata

$28.00 inc. GST

Pot Size: Approx. 14cm(Ø) x 11cm(H)

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Overall Height approximately 60cm

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Guzmania Lingulata

  • Guzmania lingulata, the droophead tufted airplant or scarlet star, is a species of flowering plant in the family Bromeliaceae.
  • Subfamily Tillandsioideae, native to rainforest habitats in Central America, northern and central South America, southern Mexico and the West Indies.
  • It is an evergreen epiphytic perennial
  • These flowering plants are also known as “pineapple flowers”.
  • Pineapple is an auspicious fruit, as it is called ‘Ong Lai’ in Hokkien, meaning “good fortune arriving”.
  • These plants are also relatively easy to maintain.
  • Perfect for this festive season!
SOIL
  • It requires a mixture of one part soil to one part pumice or bark to thrive.
  • Drainage must be good at all stages of the plant’s life.
FERTILIZER
  • Use a balanced fertilizer mix.
  • This is to be diluted to half strength and delivered directly to the flower cup as long a the flower is blooming.
  • This should be done once a month.
LIGHT
  • This plant prefers bright, yet indirect, sunlight at all times.
WATER
  • The soil must be watered to the point of wet, but never soggy.
  • Once it has been watered, allow the soil to dry completely before watering again.

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