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Red bromelia


By Aleyna

Red bromelia

This one is almost gone... a new one is already growing :)

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6 Feb, 2009


I have one in you fertilize yours? Mine hasn't flowered again...

6 Feb, 2009


thank you Bernieh.
No, Raquel I dont fertilize them. Actually when the flower is gone, a new sprout is rising somewhere attached to the plant.You can see the tips of the flower going brown, it means the flower will die in about 2 weeks. By then the sprout is strong enought to survive for its own. I take the sprout of the main stem and relocate it in a new pot.
This new plant will have the next flower.

8 Feb, 2009


Oh...I didn't do that. I saw the sprouts though. Do you think mine will flower again? What a bummer.

8 Feb, 2009


I'm not sure Raquel, im not an expertise, i do this way, because i was told to.
I sent an e-mail to my friend Fernando from botanical garden asking for information.
What i've seen on nature is the old flower and the leaves goes brown and die, while the new sprout grows till adult.

8 Feb, 2009


Thanks Aleyna...I appreciate it that was nice of you. I'll read up on them. I guess they grow in Brazil?

10 Feb, 2009

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