Aechmea chantii growing 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.

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Requirements for 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

Planting season:
All year

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

Water requirement:
Small amount of water, need to put water in the middle of the rosette leaves

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year, but you can provoke the bloom in any 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:

Aechmea chantii

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