Aechmea Blanchetiana 'Lemon' - Lemon Bromeliad

Aechmea Blanchetiana 'Lemon' - Lemon Bromeliad

Aquatopia Conservatory
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This bushy bromeliad puts on a stunning show for minimal care. 

Common Names: Lemon Bromeliad
Family: Bromeliaceae
Origin: Brazil

Growth: Compact, clumping

Light: Bright, tolerates shade

Foot Candles: 200 - 250+

Water: Keep foliage vase filled with water. Refresh water to prevent it becoming stagnant

Humidity: Rainforest like humidity, tolerates lower

Temperature: 18°C - 34°C

Soil: Very loose bark based growing medium

Container: Any size due to insignificant root system. Drainage required. Can be mounted as an epiphyte. Works in living walls.

Nutrients: Not required  

Propagation: Carefully remove offsets, also known as ‘pups’

Interiorscape Use: Adds colour to any area, reception, indoor mass plantings

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Root-rot. Water filled vase can become stagnant and smell. May also create a breeding ground for pests. The plant is typically replaced when it has finished flowering. 

Comments: Available in a stunning variety of colours. Very easy to care for and cheap to produce. The bright colouring appears before and during flowering. Leaf edges may be sharp with spines along the ridge.

Toxicity: Safe.