Plant Care Gigantea Nova

Gigantea Nova


Vriesea gigantea 'Nova'

How to care for Gigantea Nova


How often to water your Gigantea Nova

Water needs for Gigantea Nova
0.5 cups
every 12

Gigantea Nova 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 Gigantea Nova

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Gigantea Nova in your home

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

Gigantea Nova 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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How to fertilize Gigantea Nova

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

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Care Summary for Gigantea Nova

Gigantea Nova

Gigantea Nova

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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