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Aechmea kertesziae

Aechmea kertesziae

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Aechmea kertesziae

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Aechmea kertesziae Overview

Aechmea kertesziae is an interesting perennial plant in the Bromeliaceae family. It produces attractive tubular, orange-yellow flowers in the summer, leading onto purple berry fruits. Grows best in partial shade, typically reaching around 30cm in height. This tender plant originates from Brazil and may be grown indoors as a colourful houseplant. Leaves are light green, with some small spines along the edges.

How to propagate Aechmea kertesziae

Seed

Division

Special features of Aechmea kertesziae

Attractive flowers