A “child” grows up

Guzmania 1 “Child”, in this case, referring to the new plants arising next to the mother plant in vegetative reproduction. Like at my guzmania a couple years ago, see image on the right. But instead of separating the children and plant them into little pots of their own (and put up with these 5 pots), I rather kept them together in their big pot.

In the mean time, the mother plant died, of course, as did one child; and now, one of the children (the one with the best lighting conditions) is bright red and preparing to blossom:

Guzmania 2

Update 7 July: » Go to a new photo


  1. D

    Hey, ich habe auch eine Guzmanie. Die war aber schon lange nicht mehr rot, die stirbt hier irgendwie vor sich in :-(

  2. c

    Mein Beileid… u.a. hier gibt’s ein paar Tips, aber mehr als sie etwas unterhalb des Fensters stehen zu lassen und immer wieder die Blatttrichter mit Wasser aufzufüllen, hab ich auch nicht getan.

    Wobei ich nicht bei allen Pflanzen so viel Glück habe…

Leave a Reply

All inputs are optional. The e-mail address won't be published nor shared.

  • Moderation: Comments from first-time commentators must be approved manually before they appear.
  • Behave yourself! No insults, no illegal content, etc.! Should go without saying, don't you agree...?
  • Website: I don't mind blogs with ads, but purely commercial links are not welcome and will be deleted. Just like pure spam comments.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> <sub> <sup> <big> <small> <u>