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Vriesia gigantia

Vriesia gigantia
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Care Information

  • Site

    Bright indirect light.

  • Temperature

    Not too fussy but likes it on the warm side.

  • Water

    After flowering keep the well at the centre of the plant topped up over the growing season. In winter keep on the dry side and do not water into the 'well'. Keep humidity up by misting.

  • Feeding

    A very weak liquid feed every month or so over the growing season.

  • Tip

    A tip to get it to reflower is to let the water dry in the centre of the plant then plaace it in a plastic bag with a ripe apple for a week or so. The apple gives off ethylene gas which stimulates

Vriesia gigantia

This amazing bromeliad from Brazil can reach widths of a metre! Wonderful unusual foliage with geometric variegation. Easy to look after as well!

Self Watering Container?
These plants are also available ready potted in one of our self watering containers (see container pictures below)... the price includes the plant, self watering system and container. All the plants will arrive all potted up with the self watering system installed, just unpack it and enjoy!

Self Watering Container?
These plants are also available ready potted in one of our self watering containers (see container pictures below)... the price includes the plant, self watering system and container. All the plants will arrive all potted up with the self watering system installed, just unpack it and enjoy!

Care Information

  • Site

    Bright indirect light.

  • Temperature

    Not too fussy but likes it on the warm side.

  • Water

    After flowering keep the well at the centre of the plant topped up over the growing season. In winter keep on the dry side and do not water into the 'well'. Keep humidity up by misting.

  • Feeding

    A very weak liquid feed every month or so over the growing season.

  • Tip

    A tip to get it to reflower is to let the water dry in the centre of the plant then plaace it in a plastic bag with a ripe apple for a week or so. The apple gives off ethylene gas which stimulates

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