Guzmania Torch

$25.00 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 40cm
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and though look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers at the time of order/delivery.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Guzmania lingulata, the droophead tufted airplant or scarlet star, is a species of flowering plant in the family Bromeliaceae.
  • Subfamily Tillandsioideae, native to rainforest habitats in Central America, northern and central South America, southern Mexico, and the West Indies.
  • It is an evergreen epiphytic perennial and is also known as “pineapple flowers”.
  • Pineapple is an auspicious fruit, as it is called 'Ong Lai' in Hokkien, meaning “good fortune arriving”.
  • These plants are also relatively easy to maintain.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It requires a mixture of one part soil to one part pumice or bark to thrive.
  • Drainage must be good at all stages of the plant's life.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER

  • Use a balanced fertilizer mix.
  • This is to be diluted to half strength and delivered directly to the flower cup as long a the flower is blooming.
  • This should be done once a month.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • This plant prefers bright, yet indirect, sunlight at all times.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • The soil must be watered to the point of wet, but never soggy.
  • Once it has been watered, allow the soil to dry completely before watering again.

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