Chester Skotak

Chester Skotak is a world-renowned bromeliad hybridizer. Born and raised in Texas USA, he moved to Costa Rica in 1978. His fascination with bromeliads goes back over 48 years. Variegated plants are his favourites. The Skotak name is synonymous with innovation. His ground-breaking work to produce variegated Neoregelia hybrids is legendary. Chester has led plant-collecting expeditions throughout Central and South America and has introduced into horticulture many unusual bromeliad varieties including undescribed species. His creative talents have earned him international respect asa leading expert in bromeliad hybridization. Millions of his cutting-edge plant creations are sold worldwide every year