Plant Care Tillandsia plagiotropica

Tillandsia plagiotropica


Tillandsia plagiotropica

How to care for Tillandsia plagiotropica


How often to water your Tillandsia plagiotropica

Water needs for Tillandsia plagiotropica
0.5 cups
every 12

Tillandsia plagiotropica needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 Tillandsia plagiotropica

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 Tillandsia plagiotropica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Growing Tillandsia plagiotropica in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant Tillandsia plagiotropica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Tillandsia plagiotropica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 31.8% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 31.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.6 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Tillandsia plagiotropica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 8.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Tillandsia plagiotropica in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tillandsia plagiotropica: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tillandsia plagiotropica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Tillandsia plagiotropica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Tillandsia plagiotropica

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

When to repot Tillandsia plagiotropica

Nutrient needs for plant Tillandsia plagiotropica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Pittsburgh is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best …

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Tillandsia plagiotropica

Tillandsia plagiotropica

Tillandsia plagiotropica

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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