Portea 'Jungles' is a type of bromeliad plant that is native to the Amazon rainforest in South America. It is known for its striking appearance, with its large, spiky leaves that are arranged in a rosette formation. The leaves are typically green, but can also have red or pink hues, especially when exposed to bright light.
Portea Jungles is a hardy plant that can thrive in a variety of conditions, but it prefers warm and humid environments. It is an epiphytic plant, which means it can grow on other plants or trees without harming them. The plant produces bright, showy inflorescences that emerge from the center of the rosette and can last for several months. The flowers are typically yellow or orange and attract a variety of pollinators, including bees and hummingbirds.
In addition to its aesthetic appeal, Portea Jungles is also valued for its ecological significance. The plant plays an important role in the rainforest ecosystem by providing habitat and food for a variety of animals, including birds and insects. It also helps to regulate the water cycle by capturing and storing rainwater in its rosette.
At maturity, Portea Jungles can reach a height of up to 2-3 feet (60-90 cm) and a width of up to 3-4 feet (90-120 cm). However, the size of the plant can vary depending on its growing conditions and environment. In cultivation, Portea Jungles can be kept smaller by limiting the size of the container it is grown in.
Growth habit: Very Large
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.