Aechmea fulgens growing herbaceous Bromeliad of the genus Aechmea also known as Coralberry, Aechmea fulgens 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 fulgens flower
Flower color red in crescent shape, the flowers grow stem in inflorescence.
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Requirements for Aechmea fulgens 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
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers
Size of the plant?
30-80 cm, 12-32 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
Most of the year, but you can provoke the bloom in any season
General information about the flower:
Red flowers in crescent shape, the flowers grow stem in inflorescence