Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
What motivates people to adopt and model sustainable landscape practices in their urban landscapes?
Meet Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Keith ... READ MORE
Almost everyone is familiar with bromeliads and the myriad of types, colors and floral displays. There is another bromeliad relative called Dyckia which maintains the bromeliad shape but has characteristics of hardiness and drought-tolerance ... READ MORE
In January, 2016, I moved back to Florida from another southern state. It was great to see familiar plants and to be able to go to the beach again.I love the dizzying varieties of beautiful bromeliads, but could definitely live without the ... READ MORE
Located off Rock Springs Road in Apopka, Deroose Plants produces ornamental plants for the green industry. Primarily a producer of young plants, their bread and butter crop is bromeliads, which are primarily grown for the South Florida and ... READ MORE
Located just off the beaten path in Clermont, Russell’s Bromeliads has been a wholesale grower, importer, exporter, and distributor of Tillandsia (commonly known as air plants) for more than 30 years.
“When we initially opened, our ... READ MORE
A: The growths are called offsets or pups. Bromeliads slowly die over a period of a year or two after flowering. However, several pups usually develop during the flowering cycle and usually emerge from the soil near the edge of the container. ... READ MORE
The bromeliad family is large and varied. Its two best-known members, pineapples and Spanish moss, give an idea of the diversity of this group of plants.Most bromeliads are easy to grow indoors or in the greenhouse. They have attractive forms ... READ MORE
Characterized by their colorful foliage and flowers, bromeliads make great houseplants and some can also be grown outdoors in containers, gardens, and even on trees or other surfaces.
In the wild, bromeliads are epiphytes, ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension and Bob Albanese, Pinellas County Extension Horticulture Program Assistant
Bromeliads are a great drought tolerant addition to a shady landscape with some protection from frost ... READ MORE