Bromeliads | Guzmania lingulata
Bromeliads(Guzmania lingulata) are members of a plant family well known as Bromeliaceae. Pineapple is well- known Bromeliad. Bromeliads are easy to grow plants. They need very less care. These plants come in a huge range of sizes from tiny miniatures to giants.
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Bromeliads(Guzmania lingulata) Plant also known as scarlet star. It is an evergreen epiphytic perennial. Scarlet star can be grown indoors in a cool atmosphere as well as outdoors in temperate areas. There are few exceptions; the flower stalk is developed from the centre of the rosette. In rare cases, Guzmania lingulata only flower a single time. Once the plant stops producing leaves and flower, it will not start generate leaves again. However, vegetative produce new plantlets called pups or offsets. Pups are usually grows near the base of the plant or inside the sheath of a leaf.
When to plant
Bromeliads are not seasonal plants. They grow all year round. They are independent from a certain temperature or air humidity to thrive, and can bear freezing winter as well as hot summer days. In extremes, humidity can affect the appearance of the foliage, changing its texture & color.
How to grow Bromeliad Plant
The roots of a Bromeliad(Scarlet star) are purely for balance, as the leaves of the plant supply all the nutrients, food & water it requires. There is no need to prepare soil as the best way to plant a Bromeliad is to place the plant, pot and all, inside a gravel-lined hole in the ground.