Deuterocohnia brevifolia is from the bromeliad family and grows small rosettes of fleshy, triangular leaves with toothed margins and a sharp tip. It is slow growing and can grow up to 1.8m in diameter in maturity, forming an interesting mound-like ground cover.
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Up to 0.3 meters
Deuterocohnia brevifolia crave full sunlight for 4 to 6+ hours daily.
As a bromeliad, Deuterocohnia brevifolia can tolerate periods without water. Water thoroughly during its active growth season (spring and summer), saturating the soil. Allow the soil to dry out to prevent root rot caused by waterlogged conditions.
Deuterocohnia brevifolia will benefit from an application of an All Purpose, Slow Release fertiliser every 9-12 months.
You can grow Deuterocohnia brevifolia in warm climates directly in the ground. For containers, ensure well-draining soil rich in nutrients.