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Billbergia nutans

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Billbergia nutans | Nottingham, NG2
Pot Size
0.5 litres

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Common names

Queen's tears, Friendship plant


Billbergia nutans (Queen's tears). Evergreen upright rosettes epiphytic plants from South America


They are frost tender, min 5-7C and will require semi-shade and well drained soil, ideally with the addition of sphagnum moss used for orchid culture. You should water moderately when in full growth and sparingly at other times.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

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