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Alcantarea imperialis Rubra 300mm pot Large Giant Bromeliad

Alcantarea imperialis 300mm pot Large Giant Bromeliad


Average height from the top of the pot: 400mm

Botanical Name: Alcantarea imperialis Rubra 300mm pot Large Giant Bromeliad

Common Name: Giant Bromeliad

Current Height (from the top of the pot): 450mm

The Alcantarea imperialis ‘Rubra’ also known as Giant Bromeliad makes a statement as one of the largest growing Bromeliads. Its large dense rosette of glossy fleshy leaves are rich in colour making this plant attractive in any landscape. 


  • Evergreen foliage 
  • Dark green/red in colour 
  • Wide strap like leaves
  • Rosette global shaped plant
  • Slow-growing 
  • Shows year round interest 
  • Large growth habit


Full sun or partial shade

Ideal For:

  • Poolside plant 
  • Feature plant 
  • Pots on balconies
  • Tropical garden
  • Indoor or outdoor plant

Plant Apart:


Height at Maturity:


Average Height:

from the top of the Pot: 1000mm NOT NEEDED 

Environment Conditions:

  • Soil: 
    • Average - slightly acidic soil 
    • Extremely free draining soils essential
  • Climate:
    • Full sun preferred 
    • Can handle a wide range of conditions 
  • Durability:
    • Keep watered during hot periods


  • Low water requirement once established 
  • Use a slow release fertiliser annually 
  • Little to no maintenance or grooming required
  • Can remove old foliage for tidy appearance


  • Tropical feel
  • Impressive proportions
  • Adaptable to a wide range of garden styles 
  • In ground or in large pots


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