How to grow Guzmania undulatobracteata

Guzmania undulatobracteata growing succulent leaf plant of the genus Guzmania undulatobracteata, Guzmania undulatobracteata perennial evergreen but can be grown as annual (as bouquet)used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green the leaves grow in rosette structure in elliptic and sharp in the edge.

Guzmania undulatobracteata flower

Flower color is white or yellow and small grow in clusters.

Bracts color red-orange with yellow on the top in cone shapes and grow as inflorescence on stems.

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Requirements for Guzmania undulatobracteata growing and care:

Moist, well-drained soil or better on tree or woody part, frost free

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes if you want to choose the color

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year in tropic, in other climate spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 12-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade with light

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
Red-orange with yellow on the top in cone shapes and grow as inflorescence on stems

Scientific name:

Guzmania undulatobracteata

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