Neoregelia is an incredibly beautiful plant with even more exquisite colors and dyes. It belongs to the Bromeliaceae family. The genus of the lovely flower originates from the swampy rainforests of Brazil. It is characterized by its fantastic decorative qualities, which make it a favorite flower for arranging parks and gardens. Adapts well to growing conditions at home.
Neoregelia is unpretentious. It is relatively easy to grow. It blooms in different colors that come out above the rosette.
Location and Light
The best exposure for neoregelia is direct sunlight, although it also grows well in semi-shade. When grown at home, this plant expands to the sides, which can cause difficulties in choosing a place.Next to the window is best, and the plant is placed in a separate stand. You will do best if you place the plant in indirect bright light.
It is watered in the rosette with stagnant water. The water should be at room temperature. In the hot months, the water in the rosette is maintained continuously, it should not dry out. If it sits too long, replace it so it doesn't rot. In winter, it is watered less often. Then it is important that no water remains in the rosette. The finger must be completely dry before the next watering.
In summer, the best temperature for neoregelia is between 20 and 25 degrees, and in winter between 16 and 18 degrees.
In spring and summer, neoregelia should be sprayed with a sprayer to create more humidity around it. Be careful not to splash the colors.
Suitable soil for neoregelia is a mixture of peat, leaf, sand for good drainage. There should be slightly increased acidity. It is fertilized every month during the active period of the plant in spring and summer. In winter, it can be fertilized once every 2 months.
Neoregelia does not like transplanting. This is done only when necessary, when the pot turns out to be too narrow for the plant. Do not transplant often because the root system of neoregelia is weak and may not withstand the shock.
Propagation is done by dividing the new rosettes. They are separated after the flowering has passed, when you are sure that they have formed their own roots. They are planted in a separate pot with the same soil composition.