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Puya berteroniana
Family:Bromeliaceae
Endemic
Excellent ornamental value (A +)
Height: 3 m.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile). Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter. Dry, arid areas, with long drought periods of 6 - 10 months. Precipitations of 100 mm - 300 mm. are concentrated in winter. Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.
Shrub Green, 3 petals
Edible plant
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These seeds are generally restocked in: March

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One packet contains at least 50 seeds.

This plant is an excellent option for outdoor growing in colder climates (-5 C), one of few bromeliaceae that can withstand freezing temperatures. Combine that with a very strange appearance, big green flowers and you get a first-class ornamental"