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Zebra Urn Plant

Aechmea zebrina

Full Shade
Moderate watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


Zebra Urn Plant Overview

Aechmea zebrina is an epiphytic, perennial plant in the Bromeliaceae family. It originates from southern Colombia to Ecuador and grows without the need for soil substrate. Capable of reaching over a metre in height and spread, this plant can hold up to 4 litres of water in its curved foliage. This plant is typically found in the upper rainforest canopy, at a height of between 18-45m.

Special features of Zebra Urn Plant

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves