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Description

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.

Sr Item name
1 Aechmea Gamosepala, Matchstick Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

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

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bromeliad , Lucky Stripe , Variegated Matchstick Bromeliad
Maximum Reachable Height 1.5 to 2 feet
Flower Colour Blue and purple
Bloom Time All year
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.
  • Aechmea Gamosepala 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
    Watering Medium
    Soil Loamy soil, Sandy soil,
    Temperature 30 to 40 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Aechmea Gamosepala special feature

    Houseplant for warm and humid areas.

    Aechmea Gamosepala uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    It contains

    SrItem name
    1Aechmea Gamosepala, Matchstick Plant
    26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Aechmea Gamosepala?

    Aechmea Gamosepala is commonly known as Bromeliad , Lucky Stripe , Variegated Matchstick Bromeliad

    How tall do Aechmea Gamosepala grow?

    On average Aechmea Gamosepala grows 1.5 to 2 feet

    What color are Aechmea Gamosepala?

    A Aechmea Gamosepala plant bears flowers of color Blue and purple

    When Aechmea Gamosepala blooms?

    With enough light, Aechmea Gamosepala may produce Blue and purple flowers in All year

    How hard is Aechmea Gamosepala to grow?

    A Aechmea Gamosepala is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Aechmea Gamosepala need?

    A Aechmea Gamosepala prefers Full light

    How much water does a Aechmea Gamosepala need?

    A Aechmea Gamosepala prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Aechmea Gamosepala need?

    A Aechmea Gamosepala prefers Loamy soil, Sandy soil,

    What temperature does a Aechmea Gamosepala like?

    A Aechmea Gamosepala prefers 30 to 40 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Aechmea Gamosepala?

    To encourage Aechmea Gamosepala growth, Apply any organic fertilizer

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