Plant Care Tillandsia recurvifolia

Tillandsia recurvifolia

Taxonomy

Tillandsia recurvifolia
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

How to care for Tillandsia recurvifolia

Water

How often to water your Tillandsia recurvifolia

Water needs for Tillandsia recurvifolia
0.5 cups
every 9

Tillandsia recurvifolia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Tillandsia recurvifolia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Tillandsia recurvifolia in your home

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

Tillandsia recurvifolia 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Tillandsia recurvifolia

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

Care Summary for Tillandsia recurvifolia

Tillandsia recurvifolia

Tillandsia recurvifolia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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