Aechmea fasciata is an exotic plant native to the rainforests of Brazil.
Aechmea fasciata is also known as the urn plant or silver vase, as its rosettes of silver eaves form an urn shape and catches rainfall at its centre. The Urn plant is easy to propagate as it will form ‘pups’ or baby plants at its base – when they are around a third of the size of the parent plant, they can be cut away and potted as new plants.
Urn Plant care
Water: Ideally useing rainwater or distilled water, fill the urn at the centre of the plant every couple of weeks; tip away any stagnant water left behind. Mist regularly and place the place on a tray of damp pebbles to ensure humidity.
Temperature: Keep the plant indoors in the warmth.
Light: Ideally our of direct sunlight
Toxicity: Non toxic to pets and humans – Always do your own research!