Aechmea nudicaulis (Brazil red)
Aechmea nudicaulis (Brazil red) is an intriguing variation within the capitata species, displaying a striking red form. As with other nudicaulis varieties, this plant grows upright. Its stiff and thick green leaves feature dark red markings on both sides, adding depth and visual interest. Tiny black spines adorn the leaf margins, providing an extra touch of detail. The base of the plant exhibits a bumpy and slightly wrinkled texture, creating a unique and distinctive appearance.
The inflorescence of Aechmea nudicaulis (Brazil red) is notably showy, with a bright red spike culminating in a colorful corn-cob-like ball of yellow flowers. This bloom typically lasts for about a week, showcasing its beauty over an extended period. Consider mounting this captivating plant on hanging driftwood for a stunning and eye-catching presentation.
Growth habit: Small
Light requirements: Strong filtered light: Prefers moderate levels of light, such as bright indirect light or filtered sunlight. Thrives in well-lit spaces without direct exposure to intense sunlight.
Plant size and bare root info
Fully Grown is an established plant with a root system. Please be aware that our fully grown plants will be shipped without blossoms, as this ensures their safe transportation and upon arrival, they will have the potential to bloom under proper care.
An Offset (pup) is a baby shoot that develops at the base of the plant, rooting to form a new plant identical to its parent.
All plants are shipped bare root. No pot and no soil.