Puya chilensis

Sheep-Eating Plant

Pineapple relative from Chile. Extraordinary chartreuse flowers with orange stamens. Slow-growing, may take 10-20 years to flower. Huge clump of narrow evergreen leaves lined with sharp spines. Protect from frost first few years, becomes gradually hardier so that at maturity will take -7C. Needs sun and good drainage 8-12ft

Hardiness:Borderline hardy
Growing Condition:Dry sun
Season:Early summer
Good For:Deer Resistant
Good For:Foliage
Good For:Long Blooming
Good For:Rabbit Resistant
Flower Colour:Lime-green
Foliage Colour:Grey-green
Germination:Sow in spring, thinly and shallowly. Keep warm (60-70oF) till germinates, then cooler


20 seeds per pack (approx).

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Seed Price: £2.50 per pack of 20* Qty: Add to Basket

*Seed numbers are approximate.

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