Growing bromeliads

Should I fertilise my bromeliads. If so when and how? Bromeliads will grow very well in the open garden without fertilising but you will have a much more colourful and stronger plant if careful feeding is carried out. Fertilise only in the warmer months with a weak solution of a…

How to mount Bromeliads

Most varieties of bromeliads are excellent plants for mounting. They are epiphytic not parasitic and present no threat to the tree on which they are mounted.   Their strong, wiry roots are for attachment only. There are many mediums you may use for mounting bromeliads – trunks and branches of trees…

Interesting facts about Bromeliads

Did you know that the Pineapple (Ananas) is one of the best-known members of the Bromeliad family? Christopher Columbus introduced the pineapple to Europe after his second voyage to the New World in 1493. The succulent plant was called Anana or “excellent fruit” by the natives of the Carribean. The…