Aechmea pectinata is a Species endemic to southeastern Brazil, from Rio de Janeiro State south to Santa Catarina. Although this plant has a lackluster Inflorescence, during the period of Inflorescence, it's leaves blush an intense red or sometimes reddish-orange as an attractant to pollinators. Its rosette can grow up to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide and has medium green leaves that are leathery to the touch, but have sharp spikes along their edges.
Picture shown is of a mature plant representing what it can look like when grown in the proper conditions.
Buyer receives offset 1/3 to 2/3 size of mature plant.
All plants shipped bare root unless otherwise noted.
|Growth Habit |
Growth Habit describes the size of an adult plant. For more information on sizes, visit...
|Large Growth Habit,|
|Lighting Requirements |
Lighting Requirements describes the optimal amount of direct sunlight a plant should have for best color. For more information on lighting visit...
|Strong Filtered Light, Tolerates Some Full Sun|