Aechmea nudicaulis v 'Capatata, Albo' is a species native to Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, Venezuela and Brazil. It contains a number of different recognized varieties. They are variable in size, forming compact green or red leaves. Aechmea nudicaulis and its varieties are free flowering, easy to grow beginners' plants. Nudicaulis aechmeas form tall upright tubes with few leaves are 1-3 ft (30-90cm) high, depending on the particular clone, with strong black spines on the edges. The flower spike, produced in May, is a long-lasting cylindrical head of bright yellow flowers cupped in brilliant red stem bracts. It is very free-flowering and produces offsets on strong prickly stolons. 'Capatata, Albo' Brazil, Rio de Janeiro 5x16" Bright Shade Moderate Spring-Summer. Keep water in central cup. Empty weekly. Use distilled to prevent mineral deposits. USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) Spring/Summer. Balanced liquid. Does not need a lot of feeding. Mount or use pourous pot with well aerated soil. Regular potting , kept open with sand or pumice grit or premixed orchid, bromeliad, epiphytic soil composed of mostly of organic material, (peat, sphagnum moss or leaf-soil) works well with these plants. PH, preferably about 5.5 to 6.0. Mix approx, 1 part grit/ 2 part soil., depending on dry time & species. Easy care/Highly adaptable, striking colors/foliage/Mature bromeliads should not be repotted $8.00/Offset Hanging/Mounted
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