Portea petropolitana var. extensa
Portea petropolitana var. extensa is a remarkable bromeliad that belongs to the Portea genus. This particular variety, known as var. extensa, showcases unique and captivating characteristics. The plant boasts a striking appearance with its tall, upright growth habit and impressive size. The leaves are broad, elongated, and slightly arching, adding to its graceful and elegant presence. The foliage of Portea petropolitana var. extensa features a beautiful combination of green and silver, creating a visually appealing contrast. The leaves are covered with a delicate silvery-white scale-like texture, giving them a shimmering and ethereal quality. This silver sheen adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the overall plant.
Another notable feature of Portea petropolitana var. extensa is its impressive inflorescence. The flower spike emerges from the center of the rosette, extending upward with vibrant and colorful bracts. The bracts can vary in color, ranging from vibrant shades of red, orange, or yellow, creating a striking visual display.
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.