Neoregelia Fireball originates from the heart of Central and South American rainforests, where it thrives amidst the lush greenery and humid climate. With its vibrant red foliage, Neoregelia Fireball becomes an unmistakable symbol of exotic beauty and brightens up any living space.
The standout feature of Neoregelia Fireball is its remarkable red foliage, which encompasses both the center and outer leaves. This plant forms a tight rosette with a circular cluster of leaves, and in the center, it collects water and nutrients. This unique adaptation not only looks stunning but also reflects its tropical roots, as it creates a micro-habitat for small creatures, reflecting its native rainforest environment.
Neoregelia 's rosette growth habit makes it an ideal choice for creating the focal point of your indoor garden. Due to its compact size and low-maintenance requirements, Neoregelia Fireball is an excellent candidate for terrariums and miniature landscapes. It adds a tropical touch to these enclosed environments while requiring minimal care.
Neoregelia Fireball is considered non-toxic. This pet-friendly plant is also quite forgiving. Its ability to tolerate a range of light conditions and withstand occasional neglect makes it an excellent choice for busy plant enthusiasts or those just starting their plant journey.
Neoregelia Fireball flourishes in bright, indirect sunlight. While it can adapt to lower light conditions, providing it with some gentle sunshine will make its colors truly shine.
Maintain consistently moist, but not soggy, soil. Water when the top layer of soil feels dry. Don't forget to hydrate the central rosette directly to keep it vibrant.
Choose well-draining soil that prevents waterlogged roots. Look for a porous, aerated mix that facilitates water flow.
Keep indoor temperatures between 65°F and 85°F. Neoregelia Fireball appreciates a touch more humidity, around 50%. Enhance humidity levels by misting the plant or placing a small dish of water nearby.
Provide a liquid fertilizer every few months during the growing season (spring and summer). This regimen sustains the plant's vigor and keeps the rosette full of color. Cease fertilization during the plant's dormant period in winter.
While Neoregelia Fireball is safe for both pets and humans, it's advisable to place it out of reach, especially if you have curious pets or young children in your home.
USDA Zone 10-11
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)