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What are some tips for growing pink bromeliads?

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Bromeliads are a family of air plants that includes the pink quill, also known as Tillandsia cyanea. Pot the pink quill with a fir bark mix and place in a humid, indirectly lit spot at normal room temperature.

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The pink quill is native to the Ecuadorean rainforest and grows best in a tropical environment. Spray the leaves lightly with water two to three times a week and do not directly water the roots. Apply fertilizer once a month during spring and summer. The pink quill blooms in two to three years and subsequently produces offsets called pups at the base of the plant. These may be removed and potted.

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