Plant Care Aechmea recurvata

Aechmea recurvata


Aechmea recurvata

How to care for Aechmea recurvata


How often to water your Aechmea recurvata

Water needs for Aechmea recurvata
0.5 cups
every 12

Aechmea recurvata 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.

Calculate water needs of Aechmea recurvata

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Aechmea recurvata in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aechmea recurvata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Aechmea recurvata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Aechmea recurvata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Aechmea recurvata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aechmea recurvata: 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 Aechmea recurvata after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Aechmea recurvata

Aechmea recurvata

Aechmea recurvata

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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