Tillandsia baileyi / Air Plant

Air Plants need no soil and little attention. Be creative and mount them on wood, metal, stone etc. Stunning shapes, unusual colours, and they often flower! 

Driftwood not included.

approx 20cm long

 

£8.00

Availability: 3 in stock

How to care for your Air Plant

LIGHT: Medium to bright indirect light, some early morning and/or evening sun is fine but avoid strong direct sun.

WATERING: Soak the whole plant in tepid water for 15-20 minutes once every 5 to 7 days in spring/summer, less in winter. Frequency of soaking varies with temperature, light levels and room humidity, the dryer, brighter and warmer the more watering it will need. Shake off excess water and sit the plant upside down to allow excess water to drain before returning to position. Use rainwater if you live in a hard water area.

HUMIDITY: Enjoys humidity but will tolerate average home environments, avoid drying heat or cold draughts. Humidity can be increased by pebble trays, grouping with other plants or a humidifier.

TEMPERATURE: Enjoys warmth of 15-28°C. Avoid draughts.

FEEDING: Add a small amount of Orchid or Bromeliad fertilizer to the water you soak them in. Feed once a month in spring and summer only.

GROWTH: Compact growth. Can reach up to 20+ cm.

TOXICITY:   Safe for pets and people.

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