How to grow Neoregelia carolinae

Neoregelia carolinae growing leaf plant bromeliads of the genus Neoregelia also known as Blushing Bromeliad, Neoregelia carolinae perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11+.

Leaves color can be: green, pink, white, yellow, red and mostly more than one color, can be different patterns to the colors, with darker line in the middle, leaf linear and sharp in the edge, leaves grow in rosette structure.

Neoregelia carolinae flower

Flower color purple or pink, the flowers grow in the inner part of the plant.

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Requirements for Neoregelia carolinae growing and care:

More than 10C+, well-drained soil, high humidity, moist

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:
In hot summer the leaves bleaching

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
5-20 cm, 2-8 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
Purple or pink flowers, the flowers grow in the inner part of the plant

Scientific name:

Neoregelia carolinae

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