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Vriesea gigantea Nova

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Vriesea gigantea Nova Bromeliad
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Epiphytic, Rosette

Incredible large Bromeliad with pale-yellow and green speckled leaves that form a rosette up to 1.2m in diameter and 80cm tall. Leaf undersides are a rosy colour. Used predominately as an indoor plant, this will eventually flower and as with all bromeliads, will die and be replaced by offset pups to replace the mother plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Bromeliaceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Cream, Green, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate