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 located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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.

Plant care guide for Aechmea recurvata in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Growing Aechmea recurvata in Fort Collins right now

Light needs for plant Aechmea recurvata in Fort Collins, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

May 23rd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…

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Light needs for plant Aechmea recurvata in Fort Collins, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 16.4% ☀️

May 23rd, 2022

Fort Collins is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 16.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 22.1 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Aechmea recurvata in Fort Collins, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 1.5 hours 📈

May 20th, 2022

This month, Fort Collins is getting an average of 11.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.7 total hours …

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Aechmea recurvata thrive 🌿!


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.

When to repot Aechmea recurvata

Nutrient needs for plant Aechmea recurvata in Fort Collins, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 20th, 2022

The growing potential in Fort Collins is very high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to r…

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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 your location in Fort Collins, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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