Bromeliad plants provide an exotic touch to the home and bring a sense of the tropics and sun-kissed climates. BromeliaceaeBufretLignendeOversett denne sidenThe Bromeliaceae (the bromeliads) are a family of monocot flowering plants of genera and around 34known species native mainly to the tropical Americas . BufretLignendeOversett denne sidenA few care requirements will remain true for the majority of bromeliads.

This post includes tips for both indoor and outdoor bromeliad care and maintenance. As sad as it may seem, most bromeliads are one time bloomers. Your beautiful inflorescence will someday cease to be ornamental.

Bromeliads are tough, interesting and don’t need any fussing over which is my kind of plant to have in a climate where gardening is a year round activity.

For a long time, bromeliads were considered advanced or expert houseplants, more fit for a greenhouse than a normal home, but bromeliads . Bromeliads, or Bromeliaceae, need very little care to survive, but with a few considerations, these showy plants will thrive in U. The pineapple is one of the best known plants of the bromeliad family, but bromeliads come in many sizes, colors, and shapes. I have already written a few short articles on some of my favorite terrestrial bromeliads (the ones that I treat like cacti): Puyas and Dyckias and . Bromeliad plants make interesting houseplants with beautiful blooms. Read this article to find out how to grow bromeliads as houseplants in your home.