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Bromelia spp

Bromeliad

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Bromelia spp
Principal Common Name Bromeliad
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Description Bromeliads are members of a plant family known as Bromeliaceae (bro-meh-lee-AH-say-eye). The family contains over 3000 described species in approximately 56 genera. The most well known bromeliad is the pineapple. The family contains a wide range of plants including some very un-pineapple like members such as Spanish Moss (which is neither Spanish nor a moss). Other members resemble aloes or yuccas while still others look like green, leafy grasses.
General Comments There are several genus falling under this group; Ananas,Guzmania, Aechmea,Vriesea, Neoglaziovia, Pitcairnia,
Origin
Nativity New World Tropics
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy
Warning
Sunset Zones
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Leaf Texture
Form Epiphyte : Terrestrial
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Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Part Sun : Shade : Partial Shade
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Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Container Plant : Form : Fruit : Shade tolerant : Texture

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