Holly is like a peacock! She is absolutely stunning and has all of her leaves on display. This is what makes her so popular! Green striped leaves with a tropical exotic flower. Make sure you enjoy her while she lasts. Her flower will naturally die after a fews months and she will give birth to pups before laying to rest herself. Everything has an ending so make it a happy one!
Height (including nursery pot) 50cm; pot diameter 9cm.
Health benefits- Air purifying
Pet safe- Mildly toxic if eaten
Lighting for your Vriesea
A brightly lit spot is perfect. East or West facing window is ideal. Make sure Holly doesn't get too much direct sun as this can give her a little bit of sunburn.
Watering your Vriesea
Humidity for your Vriesea
Holly loves humidity. Keep her away from any hot or cold draughts.
What Fertiliser should I use for my Vriesea
You can fertilise Holly in the Spring and Summer. Add a little bit of very diluted fertiliser to her cup every month.
Repotting your Vriesea
Holly has a very small root system. Her roots are mainly used as an anchor and not a way to soak up water. You probably won't have to repot Holly
Vriesea plant care Problems
Her red flower will naturally die after a few months and she does have a relatively short life span of a few years before she will produce pups and naturally die.