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Silver Clone Bromeliad

Alcantarea odorata

  • ​Family name: Bromeliaceae
  • Origin: Brazil
  • Mature Dimensions: Height 3-4’ – Width 3-5’
  • Zone: 9a – 11
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Low care plant needing old foliage pruned as it browns off.  The ‘tank’ in the center should be kept filled with water.  Flush out on occasion.  Keep soil drained and not soggy or wet.  Fertilize with mulch lightly once a year.

Silver Clone Bromeliad