Will my plant survive or have we killed it. Aechmea 'Blue Rain' (Aechmea 'Blue Rain') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread Jess - Albury: Your answers are over there on the left of the page, Christine. I have read somewhere that if my mother plant is still green is will produce more pups from where I snapped off the pups... is that true?. This is a slow process and new off-shoots should appear at the side of the plant which you can re-pot when they get bigger and parent plant dies back.. Paul - Swansea: Hi there, mine has gone brown, after a while, what do I do with it?. So now my question is how long would it take for the little pups flower again? Probably many months later. There must be scores of specialist bromeliad suppliers in the USA.. Nancy L Dalton - Eden: I live in the U.S. and can not find a blue rain. Aechmea Blue Rain - also showing the deep green glossy foliage. My guess is over watering or over fertilising. Or would it be best to remove from decorative pot and start again?. Always keep this plant in bright but indirect light e.g. The soil is very dry, I understand about leaving the mother plant and the shoots will grow off the sides etc. I have been excited to see these grow and sad when the flower died. Aechmea Blue Rain is a gorgeous bromeliad which is as spectacular as it is easy to look after. Pups can be pinched off or left alongside - which ever you choose for aesthetic reasons. Lättskött, tålig växt! To become a Shoot member visit the main Shoot website. So today I have decided to separate mother and 2 of her pups as they were nearly as tall as their mother. at de i naturen vokser på andre planter - som regel træer. I have an aechmea blue rain. I got my blue rain last year and followed your instructions of the rip apple method. The thing is the leaves have started to go brown at the tips as well. That means heat and mousture. Sooner or later, bromeliad (including Achmaea) flowers die, then new shoots grow from the mother plant, while she slowly turns brown and dies also. The flower has died and it's winter, so does that mean I should only water sparingly? do i keep watering it now the flower and leaves are dead or do i just mist it? Má obloukovité kožovité listy, které rostou ze středové růžice a vytvářejí "trychtýř". I want to prevent the pups to get the aphids too. .etc. Susab. one more thing, when re-potting pups what is the best soil?. Should I empty the well and let it dry out and just mist the plant? Zed - Manchesrer UK: Hi. I was given this beautiful plant by my children as a birthday present. A very long lasting pink flower with blue inflorescences m You may also see little pups in my soil which can grow into new plants. Aechmea 'Blue Rain' About me: I am easily identified by my vibrant neon flowers. Spray carefuly all over, even under the leaves, covering all surfaces and repeat every two weeks until there is not more sign of aphids. i say moisten as they dont like really wet roots - which will cause root rot. Let us know please.. margaretpryde - Banbury: Is this plant toxic to cats?. Aechmea - aechmea blue rain 6/tray longeur 25 hauteur 50 taille du pot 12; 0,7L Arrosoir d'intérieur Pratique Bleu - Haws Having ensured it has had a dry period you can now just moisten to soil, but ensure it doesn't get waterlogged or rot will set in. Vanlig Blomjord eller orkidékompost. It likes to be warm and a humid atmosphere to thrive, don't let it get below 15c. Other common names aechmea 'Blue Rain' . Thank you.. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Nancy, you can't ship plants over international borders, local customs and excise quarantine never allows it. is two years enough for the babies to mature? Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Laidain, Just keep them both watered. A dying and rotting mother plant does however provide nutrients for the new pups.. Kev - Hampshire : What would be a good liquid food fore to give the plant.and would a cactus compost be a good one for repotting?. In the meantime please use this page for reference. Using a soil mix with structure will be best, e.g. However, joking aside, it is dead and starting to rot, hence the brown colour. Thanks. If you want to encourage them to bloom then fertilise with some Epson Salts (Magnesium sulphate) and ensure they get around 4-6 hours of indirect sunlight per day. You'd need to be at least down south as far as Bordeaux or better still to the south of France before they'd be safe in winter. Pour garder votre achméa en bonne santé chez vous: Les Aechmeas ont peu de racines et un petit pot est suffisant. Webmaster - Sydney (currently in Dorset): Well Sandra of Hornchurch, it sounds like you have been watering it too much and you have some stem rot happening there. Standort I've had the plant for over a year now her flower died and I cut it off. TheButtonPintrest.href += "&media=" + TheImage.src; Is this ok. The official name for your ‘Blue Rain’ plant is Aechmea. All you can do it to keep it happy - maintain moisture in the centre well, add dilute fertiliser every six-to eight weeks, keep it warm and humid (e.g. This Bromeliad will add some bright, fluorescent colour to your lounge or dining room. In their native habitat the striking flowers attract hummingbirds as pollinators. North Yorkshire, United Kingdom . In mild areas they are best grown indoors. Webmaster - Sydney: I'd concentrate on the pups Sally. It does mean you plant will not look very pretty as the parent decays, but nature doesn't concern itself with aesthetics. The thing is the leaves have started to go brown at the…, Can any-one tell me what I should the plant is now dying off should I cut it bk or just leave it. sian - hampshire: I have a blue rain and its started to go brown and the colour of the plant looks faded. Anne - tap water is fine, rainwater is always best.. Maggee - Banbury: The leaf edges have started to turn brown and now the flowers are turning brown. Annie - Webmaster: Hi Lucy Use a soft cloth and tepid water to wipe away the powder, be very gentle so not to damage the leaf surface.. Liadain - London: Hi, my Aechmea 'Blue Rain' flower died a few months ago and there have been a couple of pups growing for a while now. Here we list businesses who usually sell this plant. There are 3 little pups now and I've been watering them and separate them from their mother pups which finally died completely after 5 months time. You can watch it decay or get rid of it. account. Nancy L Dalton - Eden N.C. U.S.: I want a Aechmea Blue Rain plant soooo bad!!! Enter your details below and click 'Subscribe' and you'll have a free Shoot account. As for the re-planted pups, well they would normally take around 3-4 years to bloom. There may be more than one.. sharron watson - bruisyard: Hi there i did not see your web page in time as my partner bought me my plant some time ago and i normally kill indoor plants very quickly this time this one has lived but i did not know what it was called so didnt really know how to continue to look after it so when i saw the shoots after the mother had flowered and died i took the shoots off put 2 in water for a week and 2 straight in to soil to see what would happen and i have to say mother and 4 babies seem to be doing fine its now been a month and all are still very green and growing i have given 2 away as presents do you think they will carry on and live or am i living a dream and they will die. Hope this helps anyone.. Butch - Minnesota: I really like these flowers. Aechmea blue rain care requirement: well drain soil, moist soil, warm climate, more than (15C 59F) can survive 10C but not recommend, keep the plant with water in the leaves. Plant it as the webmaster has described above.. christine Wood - United Kingdom: I have a aechmea blue rain plant and the flower has died what do i do to get to flower again?. Pls help. It won't look pretty for a while, until the old parent dies right back.. Sarah - Norwich: How long does it take for the pups to flower?. I got minimum 8 babies that are all striving well. Ses élégantes fleurs bleues à base blanche et à bractées pourpres sont portées par des tiges rouge vif. Re: Achmea blue rain. also check your other plants. Freddie - New Jersey: Sorry, Loraine, thats most unlikely.. marrgaret woollard - ipswich: I've just bought an aechmea blue dragon and the the leaves are going brown directly under the spike with the flowers on. Webmaster - Sydney: Yes Anita to most of your questions. October Someone suggested it was lightly sprayed with water and washing up liquid, but the flowers are now dying. Ve své domovině roste epifyticky na větvích stromů v deštných pralesech. Yes, new green leaves are almost certainly a pup, but it will feed on the decaying parent which has flowered so it will die. (e.g. to your lists, login to your account or subscribe. Works great. Patience is the best thing you can apply right now - and a little light misting now and then.. Sally - Orpington: I purchased a blue rain the last week of April from a supermarket. Many thanks for your advice. Does the plant like sitting in a pool of water? Family Bromeliaceae . Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Sanne of Ghent. Webmaster - Sydney: Well, Margaret, brown is the colour of death in the plant world. I have cut the dead stem off and kept the cup full with water, I have just tipped the water out to let it dry. The new growth appears to be ok but not sure if this is normal. Aechmea blue rain care. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Aechmea Bromeliad, Urn Plant (Aechmea ) 'Blue Rain' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. I have watered the remaining well, in the hope that it will continue to nourish the pups as well as watering the pups in their own wells in the hope that they will be encouraged to become independent from mummy. When pups appear you might give them some extra room though.. Anita lambert - Croydon: Hi I got a blue rain in august it is still in flower but the tips of the flower r starting to go brown and dry I also have noticed that at the bottom of leaves I have new green leaves growing is this a pup and am I right in thinking to leave it untill the main flower complete dies ie brown then I remove it to replant also shall I stop watering the well now as summer has gone and let it go dry plz reply. You need to rid them completely. De plant bloeit gemiddeld 2 tot 5 … In the meantime the pups are growing well, I look forward to when I can harvest them ?? I feel a bit sad and nervous not knowing how they will do and if they will survive. i bought it from a supermarket about 2 months ago and it was fine until last week. December, Zone: 10 These striking Aechmea ‘Blue Rain’ are part of the Bromelia family and are a surprisingly easy houseplant with a dramatic blue and red flower spike will last for weeks. I have another question the plant is in an ordinary plastic flower pot and this is inside a pot which has a lip so the flower pot can't be removed. Thanks. Create a free SHOOT account and get instant access to expert care advice for this and other No vital need to re-pot as the pup will take over from the parent, just re-pot if it is getting too cramped. Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Susan, sounds like its got some sort of fungal problem, which could be due to too much water, or poor airflow around the plant.. Nerijus - Amsterdam: Hi guys, i have a cat, and i will like to now, its not poisoning my cat? Webmaster - Sydney: Hey Linda of Newcastle (in chilly UK, as opposed to rather warm NSW, Australia). Mags - manchester : Hi,I bought a blue rain 2 weeks ago (Mid november).Some of the leaves have gone brown towards the tips and the flowers have dried and look burnt! Je velice dekorativní a oblíbená, protože tuto půvabnou rostlinu zdobí květ několik měsíců. I am assuming as you live in Belgium that you keep them indoors so its important to check that the aphids are not also feeding on other plants as well. Webmaster - Sydney: Well, Jenny, no Bromeliads like wet roots so I'd suggest removing all pot layers and giving it some space to get air around the roots while anchoring it with something solid e.g. If you just leave them to themselves those pups will grow to mothers, flower and die meanwhile giving birth to new pups alongside. Among the bracts, some … I'd just leave it be until it finally dies off. The fact that they have grown indicates that conditions are OK. And finally, yes, let it dry out more in winter, not completely just reduce watering.. Anita - London : My blue rain has got a pup but the mother has not died it is still in flower what do I do. A very long lasting Blue and red flower spike with deep green glossy leaves. When you have new pups appearing at the side and the parent looks like it is starting to rot leave it in place, don't pinch it out. Thank you.. Webmaster - Sydney: Hi Jo of Wales, yes it will need some water over winter but not much. Always keep the well at the centre of the plant topped up over the growing season. Am I being impatient or so I need to rip the pups from the mother?. Finally I'd only suggest discarding the old mother plant when it looks manky enough to not want to look at it anymore, providing that the pup or pups are healthy and growing.. linda - essex: how do i get the aechmea blue rain to flower again i have tried with the apple in a plastic bag but no joy. (I did it four times with 1 week in between). Daina - Lindsey: I bought this flower couple of years ago, mother died and I managed to save couple of babies that are now huge, but it won't flower!!! The mother dies after flowering and subsequent flowers come from the pups that appear alongside it. You only need to break them off if you want to create another potted plant.. Sandra - Hornchurch : Can you help me as my flower in the middle has dropped and won't stand up should I cut it out. 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