Images are for reference to show the size of plant you can expect to receive. We can only pack 2, 6" pots per box, if you are interested in any 2 plants from our tropical line, please email us so we can provide you with a better shipping quote.
Vriesea fosteriana ‘Red Chestnut’
These are well established plants in 6” pots with a strong root system.
Color intensity will vary depending on lighting available and time of year.
Vriesea fosteriana 'Red Chestnut' was named for the famed explorer and Bromeliad enthusiast Mulford Foster. This all time favorite sports a light to intense reddish-brown overall blush compared to standard varieties of fosteriana. This is a very popular Vriesea which can grow quite large with a good regimen of time release fertilizer. Averages 24″ across and 20″ high.
Please note these plants are NOT the usual plants you see on offer that are recently transplanted from plugs. These plants are full, well established plants with a well developed root system and therefore very heavy. The plant cannot be shipped via First Class Mail. Priority Mail is the only option due to the weight and size of the plant.
We cannot combine orders for these auctions at this time and all plants on auction in 6” pots will need to be packed and shipped individually.
Shipping price is at cost automatically calculated based on your zip code. We will never charge more than actual cost to ship, if an overpayment is received for shipping, we will refund any difference.
Please know how to grow these before ordering. We are not responsible for poor culture or inexperience in growing this genus. We assure the arrival of healthy, disease free plants, ready for you to grow on and will never sell anything we would not purchase ourselves. If the post office damages your package and your plants arrive damaged, please contact us with pictures of the plants and the box so we may file a claim.