Gardening Know How Questions & Answers - https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com

bromeliads

When several pups have grown together and are over 3 years old, can they be separated and replanted?


1 Comment (Open | Close)

1 Comment To "bromeliads"

#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 07/23/2016 @ 6:08 pm

It actually is better to wait to separate until the pups are at least 1/3 the size the mother plant. Small pups don’t divide well, but larger pups almost always survive.

You should make the divisions while the plants are actively growing, generally a warm part of the year.

After separating the pups leave them to sit on the counter for 24 hours before repotting. You can dust the roots with a fungicide.
Use a potting mix suitable for Bromeliads or an Orchid medium.

[1]


Article printed from Gardening Know How Questions & Answers: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com

URL to article: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com/bromeliads-3/

URLs in this post:

[1] : https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/bromeliad/growing-bromeliad-plants.htm

Have any questions about this topic? Visit us at https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com to ask your questions and get friendly answers from gardening experts.

You can also find us at:
'Like' us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gardeningknowhow
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gardenknowhow - @gardenknowhow
Follow us on Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/gardenknowhow/

Copyright © 2019 Gardening Know How Questions & Answers. All rights reserved.