Aechmea chantii grow and care – herbaceous Bromeliad of the genus Aechmea also known as Amazonian zebra plant, Aechmea chantii perennial evergreen or cold annual used as ornamental cut flower, can grow in tropics, subtropical, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green or purple with light or darker patch of color and can be variegata green with white or purple with white, the leaves grow in rosette structure in elliptic and sharp in the point with little spines all the edge of the leaves.
Aechmea chantii flower
Flower color purple, with pink with orange or orange with green stems in cone shape like dandruff, flowers grow stem in inflorescence.
Aechmea chantii for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Aechmea chantii growing and care:
Well-drained soil, moist soil, warm climate, more than (15C 59F) can survive 10C but not recommend
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Mosquitoes that grow inside the leaves All year Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Dead leaves and flowers Size of the plant? 30-80 cm, 12-32 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Small amount of water, need to put water in the middle of the rosette leaves Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Shade Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Most of the year, but you can provoke the bloom in any season Bloom season: General information about the flower Purple in cone shape like dandruff, flowers grow on orange with green or pink with orange stem in inflorescence. : Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Winter flowers Flower colors Orange flower Pink flower Purple flower Climate Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Bromeliad Epiphyte Evergreen Leaf plant Perennial plant Plant Uses Colored leaves Indoor plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Part shade Plants Shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13