Plant Care Brazillian Vaseplant

Brazillian Vaseplant

Also known as

Aechmea brasiliensis, Aechmea distichantha albiflora, Aechmea distichantha distichantha, Aechmea distichantha typica, Aechmea excavata, Aechmea glaziouvii, Aechmea grandiceps, Aechmea hookeri, Aechmea involucrata, Aechmea involucrifera, Aechmea microphylla, Aechmea minor, Aechmea myriophylla, Aechmea platyphylla, Aechmea polystachia excavata, Aechmea polystachia longifolia, Aechmea polystachia myriophylla, Aechmea polystachya, Aechmea polystachya longifolia, Aechmea polystachya myriophylla, Aechmea pulchella, Aechmea regelii, Aechmea rubra, Billbergia distichostachya, Billbergia polystachya, Chevaliera grandiceps, Hohenbergia distichacantha, Hohenbergia distichantha, Hoplophytum polystachyum, Nidularium hydrophorum, Platyaechmea distichantha albiflora, Platyaechmea distichantha glaziouvii and Quesnelia distchantha


Aechmea distichantha

How to care for Brazillian Vaseplant


How often to water your Brazillian Vaseplant

Water needs for Brazillian Vaseplant
0.5 cups
every 12

Brazillian Vaseplant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Brazillian Vaseplant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brazillian Vaseplant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brazillian Vaseplant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Brazillian Vaseplant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Brazillian Vaseplant in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Brazillian Vaseplant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Brazillian Vaseplant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Brazillian Vaseplant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Brazillian Vaseplant

Brazillian Vaseplant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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