How to grow Aechmea Del Mar

Aechmea Del Mar growing herbaceous Bromeliad of the genus Aechmea also known as Aechmea dichlamydea, Aechmea Del Mar perennial evergreen or cold annual (as bouquet) used as ornamental cut flower, can grow in tropics, subtropical, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11+.

Leaves color green, the leaves grow in rosette structure in elliptic and sharp in the point with little spines all the edge of the leaves.

Aechmea Del Mar flower

Flower color purple with pink in cone shape like dandruff, flowers grow stem in inflorescence.

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Requirements for Aechmea Del Mar 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?

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?

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

Blooming information

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

General information about the flower:
Purple with pink in cone shape like dandruff, flowers grow stem in inflorescence.

Scientific name:

Aechmea dichlamydea trinitensis

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