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Common name:
Guzmania Claret
Regional name:
  1. Hindi: गुजमानिया (Guzmania)
  2. Bengali: গুজমানিয়া (Gujmaniya)
  3. Tamil: குஸ்மானியா (Kusmāṉiyā)
  4. Telugu: గుజ్మానియా (Gujmāniyā)
  5. Kannada: ಗುಜ್ಮಾನಿಯಾ (Gujmāniyā)
  6. Malayalam: ഗുസ്മാനിയ (Gusmāniya)
Category:
Bromeliads, Flowering Pot Plants, Indoor Plants, Terrific Tropicals The Ideal Gifts
Family:
scarlet red Guzmania

Introduction

  • Guzmania 'Claret' is a beautiful bromeliad plant with striking red foliage and a stunning flower spike. This tropical plant is native to South and Central America and is an excellent addition to any indoor or outdoor garden.

Plantation

  1. Choosing the location: Guzmania 'Claret' thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. Place it in a well-lit area, but avoid direct sun exposure as it may burn the leaves.
  2. Potting mix: Use a well-draining, porous potting mix that is suitable for bromeliads. A blend of peat moss, perlite, and bark is ideal.
  3. Pot selection: Choose a shallow pot with drainage holes to prevent root rot. A pot that is slightly larger than the plant's root ball is suitable.

Growing

  1. Temperature: Guzmania 'Claret' prefers warm temperatures, ideally between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Avoid placing it near drafts or air conditioning vents.
  2. Humidity: Maintain a humidity level of around 60-80%. Use a humidifier, or place the pot on a tray of water-filled pebbles to increase humidity.
  3. Watering: Water the plant when the top 1-2 inches of soil feel dry. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot.

Care

  1. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every month during the growing season. Avoid fertilizing in winter.
  2. Pruning: Remove dead or damaged leaves as needed. Once the flower spike has faded, cut it back to the base of the plant.
  3. Repotting: Repot your Guzmania 'Claret' every 2-3 years to refresh the potting mix and provide room for growth.

Benefits

  1. Air purification: Guzmania 'Claret' is known to remove air pollutants, improving indoor air quality.
  2. Low maintenance: This plant requires minimal care, making it suitable for novice gardeners and busy homeowners.
  3. Decorative appeal: The bright red foliage and striking flower spike add a touch of exotic beauty to any space.