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Fosterella

Fosterella villosula

Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fosterella (fos-ter-EL-luh) (Info)
Species: villosula

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Epiphytes

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 16, 2015, Nanthawat from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have this plant potted and made the mistake of letting the flower last too long and turning into seeds.. This plant will sprout everywhere within the 20-foot radius.

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