Fushs' Bromeliad
Guzmania monostachia var. variegata
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 1 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers hot constant temperatures through the whole year (average over 22 °C).
pH range 5.0 - 6.0
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names West Indian Tufted Airplant
Family Bromeliaceae
Other scientific names Bromelia tricolor, Guzmania clavata, Guzmania comosa, Guzmania laxa, Guzmania platysepala, Tillandsia monostachia, Renealmia monostachia, Tillandsia gymnophylla, Tillandsia clavata, Guzmania tricolor

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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    4
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    5
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    6
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Leaf color
  • green
  • orange
  • red