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Wild Ananas, Curagua
Scientific Name: Ananas lucidus Mill.
Synonym:
Family: Bromeliaceae
Wild Ananas, Curagua (Ananas  lucidus)
Ananas lucidus in the New York Botanical Garden greenhouse
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 23-24
USDA: 10

Sun Exposure: Full sun, light shade in Phoenix

Origin: Venezuela

Growth Habits: Evergreen rosette to 4 feet tall (1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Occasional water

Propagation: Division, offsets, rooting the crown of leaves at the top of the fruit


The genus name 'Ananas' comes from the langage of indigenous people of Brazil.

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