Lacquered Wine Cup
Aechmea racinae 'Foster's Favorite'
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 2 days
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Bromeliad
Family Bromeliaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
  • violet
Leaf color
  • green
  • red
  • white
  • yellow