How to care for Grouche Neoregelia
How often to water your Grouche Neoregelia
Grouche Neoregelia needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Grouche Neoregelia in your home
Grouche Neoregelia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.
How to fertilize Grouche Neoregelia
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 Grouche Neoregelia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Grouche Neoregelia thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Grouche Neoregelia may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Grouche Neoregelia prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.
Grouche Neoregelia is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!
Grouche Neoregelia should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Grouche Neoregelia is native to South American Rainforests.
Care Summary for Grouche Neoregelia
0.5 cups every 12 days
< 3ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.