Plant Care Bromeliad Vriesea

Bromeliad Vriesea

About Bromeliad Vriesea

Bromeliad Vriesea is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Bromeliad Vriesea likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Vriesea 'Fenestralis'

How to care for Bromeliad Vriesea


How often to water your Bromeliad Vriesea

Water needs for Bromeliad Vriesea
0.5 cups
every 12

Bromeliad Vriesea needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.

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 Vriesea

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 Vriesea in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

28% Very Low

Growing Bromeliad Vriesea in Omaha right now

Light needs for plant Bromeliad Vriesea in Omaha, Nebraska

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 30th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Omaha 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 Vriesea in Omaha, Nebraska

Sunlight will increase by 34.3% ☀️

January 25th, 2023

Omaha is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Omaha is expected to increase by 34.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Bromeliad Vriesea in Omaha, Nebraska

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Omaha is getting an average of 6.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Bromeliad Vriesea in your home

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

Bromeliad Vriesea 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 Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.


How to fertilize Bromeliad Vriesea

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

When to repot Bromeliad Vriesea

Nutrient needs for plant Bromeliad Vriesea in Omaha, Nebraska

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

January 29th, 2023

The growing potential in Omaha is 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 to repot p…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Bromeliad Vriesea

Bromeliad Vriesea

Bromeliad Vriesea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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