Granted these aren’t the most welcoming environments for flowering plants native to the tropics and the subtropics but bromeliads really held their own. In the winter, feed plants every other month. Keep the urn (cup or vase – this is the central part of the plant) 1/2 full of water & spray or hose the leaves every couple of weeks. My pleasure Ron. Most of the species in this genus are epiphytes. The plant will slowly start to die (sad but true – it’s just part of its life cycle!). "Fosters Favorite," which is a lower growing plant with reddish leaves. It takes anywhere from 4-5 years for a bromeliad to bloom from the pup stage. I live in England’s Lake District. As original, colorful and exotic as its cousins are, Aechmea is a simply astounding indoor plant of the vast Bromeliaceae family. For this reason, it’s best to spray the fertilizer onto the foliage & the surface of the growing medium. Although the plants themselves are beautiful, their long-lasting flowering bracts are stunning. Free shipping over $75. Karakteristike. Aechmea fasciata requires partial shade and a well-drained, but moisture-retentive soil. Change water frequently with clean water to prevent odor and bacteria.Temperature: Aim for 55 degrees or higher. Eventually you notice that the plant is slowly turning brown too. If you feel the need, use a diluted orchid food if you have it. If your Aechmea does, just be sure not to put too much if any fertilizer in the vase (the salts build up) & do the feeding in spring or summer. Thanks so much for all this useful information! It likes humidity, so place on a tray of damp pebbles or mist regularly. I don’t want to do anything that will hurt this beautiful plant.. Hi Susan – I grew bromeliads outdoors for years when I lived in Santa Barbara. The stately plants generally have wide, strappy green leaves that sometimes appear to be lightly powdered. Hi Carol – The pink & purple buds are the flowers. Thanks again! When I bought it was very healthy and the pink/purple flower was coming in strong. It could make your cat sick. Aechmea Bromeliad Plant CareHow to Water. The one of mine that you see in this post & video has already died but 2 pups are growing off the base. Their leaves have backward-curving spines that can be painful, so be careful how you pick them up. Why Is My Bromeliad Plant Turning Brown & Looking Sick? Diese Zimmerpflanze hat den Spitznamen ‘Aichme‘, das ‘Lanspunkt‘ oder Spitz bedeutet. Before I move it I would love any tips or no-no’s you can give me. This vase shape collects water in its natural habitat and the grower fills this frequently as intended by nature. Należące do rodzinny ananasowatych, charakteryzują się tym, że wraz z wydaniem kwiatostanu, rozpoczyna się proces zamierania rośliny, połączony z wydawaniem roślin potomnych, odrostów, które zastępują roślinę mateczną. Many thanks, Hi Katy – The flowers of the Del Mar Aechmea are long lasting & beautiful. Zorg ervoor dat er in de zomer altijd enkele centimeters water in de koker van de plant staat. Aechmeas like bright light, like near an east or west window. Aechmea broemliads offer a great variety in color, foliage, and growth habits. You can just cut away the foliage of the mother plant after its completely dried and dead leaving the pups to form in that same pot. The A. They made it into the pages of my houseplant care book Keep Your Houseplants Alive so you know they’re easy, and fabulous too! De asemenea, plantele pot fi atacate de fainare. Just be sure to keep it out of direct, hot sun because it’ll burn. In the fall, winter and early spring, average room temperature should be between 65 to 75 degrees F (18 to 24 degrees C). I will take care of it this way from now on!  So if you’re interested, be sure to check out the Aechmea and the Pink Quill Plant. Don't replant deeply as this will kill the plant. Es ist eine einfache Pflanze, die wenig Anforderungen stellt an der Pflege. Naturally occurring on the branches of trees. The most important rules to follow are to keep the central cup filled with clean water. Formering: sideskud . They can survive to 45 degrees, but not for long.Soil: Any soil mix as these are technically air plants that use their roots for support.Fertilizer: Fertilize sparingly with a liquid fertilizer during the growing season. Dupa ce a inflorit, planta-mama se usuca, lasand loc puilor, unu sau doi, care incep sa se dezvoltea de la baza ei. Pictured here an Aechmea bromeliad plant. I bought a beautiful Bromeliad Aechmea for my house about 4 months ago. 2 Water the aechmea plant thoroughly. De udsprungne blomster er purpurrøde og afløses af bær, som bliver siddende længe. They go 1st. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a74a815ff437a20d8dcdf36c66ee9469" );document.getElementById("ac892772fc").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Hi, I’m Nell, and this is where I celebrate all things garden and share my passion for plants, flowers and the great outdoors. Probably about 8 Years ago. It can also be grown epiphytically, as, for example, with moss around its roots and wired to rough bark. Something for […], […] you cut it off. Stay tuned because next week will be all about the Tillandsia cyanea, or Pink Quill Plant. Nell. Introducing "One Thing": A New Video Series. The main difference between the two is the Aechmea primera has a smooth leaf edge and the Aechmea fasciata bromeliad has small spines on the leaf edge. Many many many thanks, Hi Hani – I don’t fertilize my bromeliads. Since it is already use to our area I feel it should be fine. Aechmea fasciata is also known as the urn plant, as its rosette of stiff, silver-blue leaves form an ‘urn’ or well at the centre that collects rainwater. This one is popular […], […] We Like Them: Bromeliads are tough, interesting and don’t require much fuss. Elle est originaire d’Amérique centrale et du Sud, particulièrement du Brésil. Beginning gardeners fear not, for this bromeliad with the patterned silver foliage and pink flower will have you singing “green thumb” in no time. Hope that helps! They prefer good bright light (a medium exposure) but it sounds like yours is just going through it’s normal lifecycle. The Aechmea plants (pronounced EEK-me-uh) are popular Bromeliads, with the Urn Plant or Silver Vase Plant (Aechmea Fasciata) being one of the most popular and well known.. This is one popular species to grow as a houseplant. I planted them in pots & all in the ground. They should flower again; it’s just a matter of time. It takes the pups at least 5 years until they flower. Mature bromeliads should not be repotted. Aechmea are wonderfully uncomplicated bromeliads to grow. "Blue Tango" features narrow, light green leaves with a spectacular blue flower bract. 1. ,Nell thank you so much for your advice on the Aechmea plants. It has leathery tough arched leaves, blotched silver and sea green that overlap into a rosette forming a watertight "vase" or "urn" which gives rise to its common name. Your cost for the products will be no higher but Joy Us garden receives a small commission. Aechmeas don’t have an extensive root system so yours most likely will never need to be repotted. Do not expose to direct sunlight, but they can be acclimated to higher light levels.Water: Keep water in the central cup. I was given an Aechmea recently with a big beautiful bright pink spike and little pink and purple buds showing between the spikes – my first, so I am still learning. It simply could simply be the normal growth habit, depending on how long it had been in bloom before you bought it. "Del Mar" is a smaller blue bromeliad. Main Aechmea facts. It’s best to keep the vase, cup, urn or tank (the center where the flower arises out of) 1/4 to 1/2 way full of water. Happy gardening & thanks for stopping by, You can find more houseplant info in my simple and easy to digest houseplant care guide: Keep Your Houseplants Alive. In the case of aechmeas, the leaves tend to bend and droop a […], […] in pink and yellow blooms. De Aechmea is een plant die water opvangt in het midden van de plant, geef hierom water in de kelk (bloem). CARE SHEETS. Hij is vooral erg populair vanwege zijn fel gekleurde bloem, die helaas wel maar één keer bloeit voordat de plant sterft. I was offered this plant in a plastic pot with a plastic plate below it. Learn tips for creating your most beautiful (and bountiful) garden ever. Oh, I love to create so you’ll find a bit of that in the mix along with lots of videos too. Thanks so much for all this useful information! There are a few fertilizers formulated for bromeliads. L’aechmea est une plante d’intérieur de la famille des Broméliacées. What is happening? Aechmea orlandiana. Cut the stalk completely off. Let the growing media dry down about 3/4 of the depth of the grow pot between watering your Aechmea bromeliad plant. Aechmea plant care tips: Light: Aechmeas like bright light, like near an east or west window. Blomsten vil holde mindst 6 uger fra udspring. You can choose from Aechmeas, Guzmanias, Neoregelias, Pink Quill Plants or Vrieseas. They need this exposure to bring out the variegation in their foliage & also to flower. Will relocate it back to an east window (currently in a north) and water it in the urn(haven’t ever :(. The reason this Bromeliad is so popular. Aechmea Fasciata is commonly known as the silver vase plant, urn plant, or tank plant. Keep the plant in warm temperature conditions -- the ideal temperature for growing aechmea is between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. You can read our policies here. The plant name of this delightful beauty is Bromeliad – Aechmea Fasciata. They’ll grow fine in orchid bark or cymbidium mix. The plants like to be potted in smallish pots with absolutely perfect drainage. I water the growing medium (letting the water thoroughly drain out of the pot) again every 1-2 months, depending on the temps. I believe this post & video will answer you question: https://www.joyusgarden.com/propagating-bromeliads-how-to-remove-pot-up-bromeliad-pups/ Even if you don’t get a lot or any root, they’ve propagated just fine in succulent mix & orchid bark for me. After the flower dies, then the mother plant starts to die. Be aware that a mature aechmea is a fairly top-heavy plant and will tip over in a standard plastic pot. Does it need more light? Aechmea fasciata (Urn Plant or Silver Vase Plant) makes a great houseplant because it’s beautiful and low-maintenance. These Aechmea plant care tips will help keep yours healthy as can be. Aechmea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bromeliaceae (subfamily Bromelioideae).The name comes from the Greek aichme, meaning "spear".Aechmea comprises eight subgenera [citation needed] and around 250 species distributed from Mexico through South America and the Caribbean. The two most common aechmea varieties include the A. chantinii, or zebra plant, and the A. fasciata, or urn plant. I just inherited an Aechmea, and it’s center has bloomed, died, been removed but main plant is still there (with 2 pups, a pup on each side of the “mother” plant). The common names derive from the center of the plant being shaped like an urn or vase. I always use coco coir, succulent mix & orchid bark as my planting mix for bromeliads because they’re epiphytes. Oh great Anastassia – so glad this post helped! Light: Indirect light or moderate shade. They’ll do okay in lower light for a few weeks but if you’re growing 1 for the long haul, bright is best. Grow Aechmea fasciata ‘Primera’ in a warm room, in a bright spot out of direct sun. Light: The plant likes bright filtered light. I’m tickled pink to have you here! Here’s a close-up so you can see the vase, urn or tank. I’ve also used 3/4 orchid bark mixed with 1/4 coco coir. Das kommt her, aus die forme des Blutes. Just know that Aechmeas prefer good air circulation. I have cared for them all winter inside according to your instructions, but neither is showing any sign of blooming. If your home is really dry, then mist your Aechmea once a week. ", 4 Genera of Bromeliad Plants for Growing Indoors, 7 Great Houseplants for Low-Light Conditions, 25 Recommended Air Plants to Grow Indoors. Elle se compose d'une hampe florale aux bractées roses d'où surgissent … Hi! 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