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Aechmea Gamosepala, Matchstick Plant

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This Aechmea gamosepala is one of the easiest and most well-known bromeliads from South-America. It is not the leaf, but the flower of this bromeliad which makes it a gem.


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Aechmea Gamosepala, Matchstick Plant Plant
6 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Aechmea Gamosepala, Matchstick Plant

Plant height: 5 - 8 inches (12 - 21 cm)
Plant spread:

Aechmea gamosepala is a bromeliad endemic to southern Brazil. It is often cultivated as an ornamental plant.

Common name(s): Bromeliad , Lucky Stripe , Variegated Matchstick Bromeliad
Flower colours: Blue and purple
Bloom time: All year
Max reachable height: 1.5 to 2 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

This Aechmea gamosepala is one of the easiest and most well-known bromeliads from South-America. It is not the leaf, but the flower of this bromeliad which makes it a gem. It is a good and swift grower which thrives at temperatures between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius.

Sunlight: Full light
Soil: Loamy soil, Sandy soil,
Water: Medium
Temperature: 30 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Aechmea Gamosepala

  • The Aechmea gamosepala plants like to be no more than 20 cm from the light.
  • When the Aechmea gamosepala has finished blooming the flower can be cut away and the bromeliad will grow a new cup by itself.
  • Old and dead parts of the cup can simply be snipped off.
  • It is important to pour water into the bromeliad cup from the top in order to always have water in it.
  • To prevent rot, the roots should not be kept continuously in moisture.
  • A proper water-permeable soil is thus of great importance.
  • Coarse peat, fern roots or dried sphagnum with perlite are all very suitable soils.

Typical uses of Aechmea Gamosepala

Special features: Houseplant for warm and humid areas.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


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5 / 5 Sonalika Raj 26 June 2018
Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you
4 / 5 Parvati Gujju 25 June 2018
How old is the plant you have shown..?
5 / 5 Sriram Sena 24 June 2018
Couldn t find it anywhere else.
4 / 5 Sujata Suresh Kulkarni 24 June 2018
It came well packed and is exactly how they show it
5 / 5 manoj clinton 23 June 2018
Is it a live plant?


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