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Vriesea corcovadensis Bromeliad

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About This Product

Species Name: Vriesea corcovadensis

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Unique, terrestrial bromeliad that grows well in a potting soil mixture
  • Bulbous base with stiff upright branches
  • Leaves come in an array of colors with the dominant colors being green and cream
  • Flowers are bright red on long stalks

Temperature Requirement (°F): 60-80°

Humidity: Moderate (30-70%) Humid (70-100%)

Watering Frequency: Moderate watering needs. Water in the center cup of the plant but replace it with new water weekly.

Lighting: Partial Shade 

Soil Type: Use coarse well-draining soil such as Josh’s Frogs Bromeliad Soil

Growth Rate: Slow - Moderate 

Height at Maturity: 4-9 inches

Origin: South America 

Regional Locality: Endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic Forest where it grows terrestrially on the forests floor 

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9-10 

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:

Care Notes: This species is highly susceptible to crown rot; stagnant water in the cup needs to be replaced regularly. Avoid standing water on the leaves. 

Shipping Notes: As good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

Bromeliads are shipped bare root, without pots or soil.


This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

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