Plant Care Bolivian Torch

Bolivian Torch


Trichocerous Bridgesii

How to care for Bolivian Torch

💦 Water

How often to water your Bolivian Torch

Water needs for Bolivian Torch
0.5 cups
every 12

Bolivian Torch needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Bolivian Torch

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Bolivian Torch in your home

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

Bolivian Torch 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bolivian Torch in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Bolivian Torch

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

Care Summary for Bolivian Torch

Bolivian Torch

Bolivian Torch

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


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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