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Nidularium schultesianum 'Fireball'

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Why We Love It

A low maintenance epiphyte which forms small purple flowers in its tank to reproduce and multiply in a clustering fashion. Native to Brazil.

  • Member of the Bromeliad family.
  • Foliage will turn red with a little direct light, making its namesake more understandable.
  • Tolerant of lower light conditions.

Growth pattern: Rosette

Water: Give it a reservoir at the base of its leaves.

Ideal Position: East facing

Light: Bright, indirect light.

Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.

Planting and Care

Into a Pot

If you're planting into a pot or container, have a hand trowel and a watering tool ready, plus a container larger than the one your plant arrived in.

  1. Pour a small amount of soil at the bottom of your chosen container.
  2. Put the plant in place and then back-fill soil around the rootball.
  3. Lightly water after repotting. The soil should be just damp enough that if you press your forefinger into the soil it is moist above the top of your nail.
  4. Regularly check the soil is moist but not soaking or sitting in water.
  5. Make sure to place your plant away from any harsh drafts.

Product Specifications

Current Height10 - 15 cm
LifecyclePerennial
Botanic NameNidularium schultesianum 'Fireball'
Height20 cm
Code: SPRTL164404

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