Information About Bromeliads

Bromeliad plants provide an exotic touch to the home or warm season landscape. Growing bromeliads is simple and their unique growth habit will continue to add year-round interest. There are numerous types of bromeliad plants available to choose from, so finding one to fit your needs shouldn’t be that hard. Using the info that follows can help with that as well as any bromeliad care issues.

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How To Grow Tillandsia Cyanea Or Pink Quill Plant

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Bromeliads are a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor gardeners. The ‘Pink Quill’ bromeliad is often grown for its uniquely shaped bracts and colorful blooms.

Bromeliad Cold Hardiness And Best Varieties For Cold

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Most bromeliads prefer warm weather and cannot survive the cold. Here are some ideas about a few that can.

Cryptanthus Care Guide – Growing Earth Star Plants

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The Earth Star bromeliad is an unusual tropical houseplant, of the genus Cryptanthus. You’ve likely seen a few types during your years as a gardener. Read on for more.

Cryptanthus Earth Star – How To Grow Cryptanthus Plants

By Laura Miller

Cryptanthus are easy to grow and make attractive houseplants. Also called the Earth Star plant, they are members of the bromeliad family.

Air Plant Propagation: What To Do With Air Plant Pups

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Once you understand methods for propagating air plants, your air garden can continue for years. Click here to learn how air plants reproduce.

Air Plant Is Dying – How To Save A Rotting Air Plant

By Amy Grant

If your air plant is falling apart, it is likely air plant rot. So, what caused the air plant rot? Click this article to find out and learn what to do.

Do Air Plants Need Fertilizer – How To Fertilize Air Plants

By Amy Grant

Do air plants need fertilizer? If so, what type of air plant fertilizer is used when feeding air plants? Find these answers and more in this article.

Aechmea Bromeliad Info – How To Grow Aechmea Bromeliads

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

The Bromeliaceae family is a large group of plants that includes at least 3,400 species. One of the most popular is the Aechmea bromeliad. This evergreen plant is stunning and long lasting with a bright pink flower growing in the center. For more information, click here.

Neoregelia Bromeliad Facts – Learn About Neoregelia Bromeliad Flowers

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Neoregelia bromeliad plants are the largest of the 56 genera into which these plants are categorized. Possibly, the showiest of bromeliads, their colorful leaves produce brilliant shades when located in a bright light situation. Click here for more info.

Bromeliad Plant Problems: Common Problems With Bromeliads

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Although problems with bromeliads aren’t usual, they do occur, especially when grown outdoors in warm regions. A few tips on the most frequent issues and their cures can help your plant feel better in no time. Click here for more information.

Queen’s Tears Plant Care – Tips For Growing Queen’s Tears Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Queen?s tears bromeliad is a rainbow-colored tropical plant that produces upright clumps of trumpet-shaped, grayish-green leaves. Also known as friendship plant, Queen?s tears bromeliads multiply readily and are easily propagated for sharing. Learn more here.

Bromeliad Propagation – Learn How To Grow Bromeliad Pups

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Bromeliads need to reach maturity before producing its lovely flower, which lasts many months. After the bloom is gone, the plant produces pups. Some tips on how to grow bromeliad pups can get you started on a whole crop of these amazing plants. This article will help.

Do Bromeliads Flower Once – Tips On Bromeliad Care After Flowering

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Do bromeliads flower once and never again? Some bromeliads bloom regularly while others don't. Getting bromeliads to rebloom takes the patience of a saint, time and the right variety. Click this article to learn more.

Reviving A Tillandsia Air Plant: Can You Revive An Air Plant

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Although air plant care is minimal, the plant can sometimes begin to look sickly - shriveled, limp, brown or droopy. Can you revive an air plant in this condition? Yes, at least if the plant isn?t too far gone. Read on to learn about reviving a Tillandsia.

Dyckia Plant Info: Tips On Growing Dyckia Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Dyckia have remarkable drought tolerance for short periods of time and can even withstand a brief freeze. All in all, growing these plants is easy and rewarding, but a little Dyckia plant info should put you on the path to guaranteed success. This article will help.

Hechtia Plant Info: Tips On Caring For Hechtia Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Hechtia is a terrestrial plant with characteristic rosette form of most bromeliads. One of the more interesting pieces of Hechtia plant info is that is has traits similar to succulents but is not a true succulent. Learn more about these plants in this article.

Air Plant Misting: How Do I Water An Air Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are three main ways to keep your air plant moist. Once you know all three, you can decide which way will work best for your plant. This article will tell you the methods and then you will be on your way to healthy, happy Tillandsia of any variety.

Reblooming A Bromeliad: Getting Bromeliads To Bloom

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Bromeliads are commonly grown as houseplants. They usually come in bloom will only flower once. Getting bromeliads to bloom again isn't possible but the plant produces a next generation of bloomers that will. Learn more here.

Growing Sky Plant: Learn About The Care Of Tillandsia Sky Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Tillandsias offer a unique form, ease of care, and just a fun way to bring the outdoors into your home. Read this article to learn how to grow a Tillandsia sky plant for your home. Click here for more info.

Guzmania Houseplant Care – Tips For Growing Guzmania Bromeliads

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Nothing beats the ease of bromeliad guzmania houseplant care. Growing guzmania bromeliads is simple and their unique appearance will add interest to the home year-round. Learn more here.

Care Of Vriesea Plants: How To Grow Flaming Sword Plants Indoors

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The flaming sword houseplant is one of the most common bromeliads used for indoor decoration, and one of the showiest too. Learn how to grow this interesting plant in the following article.

Growing Variegated Pineapples: How To Care For Variegated Pineapple Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The variegated pineapple plant is grown for its foliage, not for its fruit. The plants make lovely and interesting houseplants, or warm season potted outdoor plants. Learn more about them in this article.

Growing A Bromeliad And How To Care For A Bromeliad Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Bromeliad plants provide an exotic touch to the home and bring a sense of the tropics and sun-kissed climates. Growing a bromeliad as a houseplant is easy and this article will help.

Urn Plant Care: How To Grow Urn Plant Houseplants

By Jackie Rhoades

The urn plant is a commonly grown bromeliad. In its natural habitat, it lives on the branches of trees. In the home, however, it can be grown in a pot or out in the garden in suitable climes. Read more here.

Watering Bromeliads: How To Water A Bromeliad

By Heather Rhoades

When you have a bromeliad to care for, you might be wondering how to water it. Watering bromeliads is no different than any other houseplant care, with the exception of having its own water tank. Learn more here.

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