How to grow Fosterella

Fosterella growing leaf plant bromeliads of the genus Fosterella also known as Catopsis, Fosterella perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics or mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12.

Leaves color green can be with red or gray, leaves grow in rosette structure.

Fosterella flower

Flower color green with white, the flowers grow on stems in bell shape.

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Requirements for Fosterella growing and care:

More than 3C, well-drained soil, humidity, moist, slightly acid soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes to get the same cultivars

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
20-30 cm, 8-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Green with white, the flowers grow on stems in bell shape

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