Hechtia growing leaf plant bromeliads of the genus Hechtia also known as Bakerantha, Hechtia perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves color green, red, purple, yellow, gray, leaf linear with spines and sharp in the edge, leaves grow in rosette structure.
Flower color white or red, the flowers grow in the inner part of the plant, male and female flowers on separate plants.
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Requirements for Hechtia 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:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
10-40 cm, 4-16 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun, half shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Red or white flowers, the flowers grow in the inner part of the plant, male and female flowers on separate plants