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A How-To Guide for Propagating Bromeliads

By SongofJoy
January 3, 2012

When it comes to separating a bromeliad offset, often called a pup, from the mother plant, many people develop a case of "separation anxiety." I know I did. While it isn't terribly difficult to do, there are some basic guidelines to follow in order to achieve success.

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rilesforever
Aug 25, 2014 3:07 PM CST
Gonna give it a try. I have 2 plants and they both have several pups. Wish me luck :)
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SongofJoy
Aug 25, 2014 7:02 PM CST
I'm rooting for you (a little gardening humor). Seriously, that's a nice looking plant with some great pups. I think you should be fine if you can take some of the original roots with the pups you separate.
I garden for the pollinators.

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