How to grow Vriesea poelmanii

Vriesea poelmanii growing epiphytes leaf plant of the genus Vriesea, Vriesea poelmanii perennial evergreen 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.

Vriesea poelmanii flower

Flower color yellow, the flowers grow inside the bracts.

Bracts color red, the bracts that look like the flowers.

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Requirements for Vriesea poelmanii growing and care:

Moist, humidity, well-drained soil or better on tree or woody part, frost free, better more than 15C but can survive above 5C

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 and house plant, in other climate spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year tropic or houseplant (in cooler temperature in autumn and spring)

General information about the flower
Green or yellow small flowers that grow inside bracts, bracts red, bracts that look like the flowers

Scientific name:

Vriesea poelmanii

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