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Guzmania

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£32.00
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From the bromeliad family, striking Guzmania has a bright central flower bract that will last for weeks and weeks. One of the easiest and most rewarding houseplants, these plants will thrive with minimal care.
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A fabulous way to bring the tropics into your home these colourful bromeliads are available with a red, yellow, pink or white flower spike. You're welcome to let us know if you have a colour preference in the box provided and we'll do our best to match that for you. Alternatively you can leave it to us to choose the best looking plant for you.
45cm tall in a 1 litre pot
5 Stars 4.9/ 5 47 reviews
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Mrs Greatorex, 7 days ago
5 stars

As before

Piero C, May 10
5 stars

As advertised, with fruit already growing.

Clive Cottam, May 06
5 stars

Healthy and well-established

Michael Alexander, Mar 13
5 stars

Wonderful tree, shiny leaves, blossom AND fruit!!

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Jennifer Chalmers, Mar 10
5 stars

Juicy Limes from tree already in use and lots of growth on there. Very good experience and good instructions available.

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Neil Kirk, Mar 05
5 stars

Prompt delivery and another quality plant.

Alison, Jan 12
5 stars

A different plant for a Christmas 'tree' gift. Looked great in my parents kitchen! Next stop the garden!

Ro, Jan 10
5 stars

Great service, the plant arrived at the given time, and in great condition. I can’t wait to see it in full bloom.

Cherry Vanderbeke, Dec 30
5 stars

A lovely gift idea - pretty, practical and fragrant

Angelheart, Dec 29
5 stars

Five star says it all doesn't it?

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Care Instrictions

These instructions are sent with the plant gift

Guzmania are quite easy to grow, have attractive foliage and produce striking, long lasting flowers. They are ideal house plants as long as they have the basic warmth, water and light that they need.

Guzmania grow best where it is warm and, being tropical plants, like a humid atmosphere so will do well in kitchens and bathrooms. Your Guzmania will do best somewhere with plenty of bright, indirect light; a light room or windowsill is ideal. However try to avoid direct sunlight as this can damage your plant.

Whilst in a small pot your plant will need regular watering. Give your plant a small quantity of water ever week or so directly into the flower funnel. If the water is not drying out between waterings or you are worried you have overwatered your Guzmania, tip it upside down to remove any excess water.

When the main flower stem turns brown, your Guzmania won’t flower again but will produce new pups from its base. If you want a fun project, you can allow these to get to a reasonable size and then they can be separated from the mother plant and repotted to grow on.

Problem Solving:

Guzmania are tough plants and will recover from most problems with a little TLC. However a sudden yellowing of your plant’s leaves is a sign of overwatering. If you notice this, tip your plant upside down to allow any excess water that may have build up in the flower funnel to drain and let your Guzmania dry out a little before watering again. You can also remove any dead or damaged leaves to keep your plant looking tidy.

If your Guzmania is not flowering well, try moving to a position where will get more light.

More Information

Scarlet Star

Scientific Name:Guzmania lingulata

Guzmania is a Bromeliad