Plants are young pups 1" - 3" across in 2" rose pots.
This species is native to the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo. Several divisions of this plant were obtained as Cry. bivittatus ‘Major’. The Bromelliad Cultivar Register refers this and Cry. ‘Major’ to Cry. marginatus. Leaves are green with 2 lighter green to green-cream longitudinal stripes. Leaves are also marbled with pink or red. Leaf margins are densely shortly serrate (with teeth 1mm apart). Expect mature plants to be 5” – 8” across.