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A picture of a Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Deuterocohnia brevifolia 2 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

50cm

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

More images of Deuterocohnia brevifolia

A flowering Deuterocohnia brevifolia plant with green leaves edged in red
A close up of some Deuterocohnia brevifolia foliage

Deuterocohnia brevifolia Overview

Deuterocohnia brevifolia is an evergreen perennial succulent species in the bromeliad family, Bromeliaceae. Originating from South America, this species is found naturally in Argentina and Bolivia. It produces rosettes of green, triangular, pointed leaves with spiny margins up to 5cm across, leaves measure up to 2cm in length. This species has a mat-forming habit and typically grows to around 90cm tall. Flowers are green-yellow and non-showy.

How to propagate Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Cuttings

Division

Seed

Special features of Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Deuterocohnia brevifolia

Grown for year round interest, for foliage and habit, as a specimen plant.

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