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Abromeitiella chlorantha

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Features

  • Speed of GrowthSlow
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Abromeitiella chlorantha. This Abromeitiella is a densely growing, cushion-like plant, with glaucous rosettes and which grows over rocks in very dry regions.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Bromeliad

Origin

Argentina in the region of Tucuman and southern Bolivia.

Interest and use

Grown as a specimen plant for its unusual foliage and habit.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Gritty
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

In the wild, this plant relies on sea fog for its water, so it needs watering only occasionally in the summer and not at all in the winter. Grow in full sun, in well drained, gritty soil.

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