Quesnelia Bromeliad Genus
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Care and Culture, Classification
The genus Quesnelia is very similar to Billbergia, forming somewhat stiff, upright rosettes and being just as easy to grow.
However, most Quesnelia have spine-edged and spine-tipped leaves and are less attractive as houseplants for this reason. The species most often seen is Quesnelia have spine-edged and spine-tipped leaves and are less attractive as houseplants for this reason. The species most often seen is Quesnelia liboniana. It is a narrow, few-leaved, upright tube, 1 1/2 ft (45cm) tall, with spine-edged grey-green leaves. The flower spike has a red stem and blue and red flowers in April, sometimes followed by orange-yellow berries. The pups form at the ends of long, very spiny stolons.
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I have one of these and I think I’m watering it too much because it’s starting to turn brown. How do you know how much is too much water for this type of bromeliad?