Plant Care Bromeliad


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Bromeliad has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower


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How to care for Bromeliad


How often to water your Bromeliad

Water needs for Bromeliad
0.5 cups
every 9

Bromeliad needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tampa, Florida.

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 Bromeliad

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 Bromeliad in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

58% Medium

Growing Bromeliad in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Bromeliad in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Bromeliad in Tampa, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 17.9% ☀️

December 2nd, 2021

Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 17.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Bromeliad in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Bromeliad in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bromeliad: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bromeliad may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Bromeliad

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

Care Summary for Bromeliad



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

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Bromeliad has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
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