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All About Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink

Posted on December 11 2022

In the world of houseplants, Bromeliads are in a category of their own. With a central water cup and a distinct life expectancy, they provide some extra spice to an average plant collection. And the best part? The vibrant, towering, multilayered fuchsia blooms on the Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink. Forget average plants; venture into the world of ‘unexpected’!

Meet Your Match:

    • Nickname: Flaming Sword
    • About the Family: The Bromeliad vriesea ‘Intenso Pink’ is a relative of other Bromeliad varieties, like the Pineapple.
    • Understanding the Family Tree: Bromeliaceae aka Bromeliad (Family), Bromeliad vriesea (Genus), Bromeliad vriesea ‘Intenso Pink’ (Species).
    • Hometown: Central & South America.

    How to Care for Your Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink:

    • Watering: Keep soil evenly moist and the plant’s central cup filled with water.
    • Humidity: High.
    • Soil: Well-draining soil. 
    • Fertilizer: Thoroughly mist foliage with diluted, slightly acidic fertilizer twice a month April-October.
    • Environment: Indoors, keep your Bromeliad in bright indirect light and temperatures above 60 degrees.
    • Propagation: Pups.
    • Toxicity: Non-toxic.

    The Best Unboxing Practices:

    Properly caring for your newly unboxed Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink for the first week of its new life is crucial to the extended wellness of your plant. Follow these practices to get the best results:
    • Watering: Exotic Forest ships freshly watered plants. Do not water your Bromeliad until it exhibits the proper signs.
    • Repotting: Do not immediately repot your plant, which would likely result in shock and leaf-loss. Allow it to acclimate to its new environment for at least one week. 
    • Lighting: Place your Bromeliad in filtered, low light for a few days to acclimate. Relocate your Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink to your desired location that fits its care needs afterward. Do not ever place a freshly un-boxed plant in direct sun.

    What You’re Getting:

    • You will receive a carefully selected, quality evaluated 10” diameter plant. All Exotic Forest plants are rooted and thriving. 

    What Makes Us Special:

    • Shipment Methods: Plants are precious, and we want yours to arrive safely! We ship our plants via UPS, with a maximum of 4-day shipping. 
    • Our Packing: Have you received ‘squished’ plants from other companies? Our solution to this common issue is bamboo stakes and biodegradable packing peanuts (starch), which securely holds your plant in place during shipment. 
    • Chemical-free: We are committed to keeping our plants and customers safe. We never treat our plants with chemical pesticides. 
    • Quality Standards: Exotic Forest strives to meet stringent quality standards and evaluates each plant we resource from our nursery. Pest-free, healthy plants are a requirement!
    • Customer Service: Your satisfaction is our priority. If you are experiencing issues with or have questions about how to care for your Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink, reach out to us at support@exoticforest.com or via our social media accounts. Are you tired of receiving pre-written responses? We believe that plant parents want to talk to people, not robots. A knowledgeable team member reads and replies to each individual concern: no cookie-cutter answers here!
    • Returns: While we do not accept returns at this time, you can contact us at support@exoticforest.com with photos of your plant and receipt to discuss the specific plant care issues you’re experiencing with your Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink and possible resolutions.
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    FAQ about Bromeliad vriesea Intenso Pink:

      • Are Bromeliads pet safe? Yes, they are! Bromeliads are non-toxic to pets and people.
      • What maintenance do Bromeliads require? Bromeliads don’t require much more maintenance than your average houseplant. It is important to become familiar with their unusual anatomy: they have a central leaf cup that needs to be full of water. So, in addition to monitoring your soil’s moisture, you’ll also need to keep a watchful eye on the leaf cup. 
      • What sunlight does a Bromeliad need? They need bright, indirect sun. Ideally, keep your plant a few feet away from a sunny window; out of the direct path of the sun’s rays.

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