So you’ve already determined that while your once vibrant bromeliad is browning, it’s also refocusing its energy on giving off new life (you can read more about that here). These little guys are called pups, babies, or offspring and look like tightly rolled pieces of paper shooting out from the stem of your original, parent plant. Your original might throw 1 to 3 pups at one time says Teresa Watkins, of Sustainable Horticultural Environments. Here’s how to safely remove them from the parent and expand your beautiful bromeliad family.
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