Air Plant , Tillandsia Ionantha ( Small ) – Plant
Water once or twice a week
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Outdoors, Balcony, Tabletop
Instead of receiving water and nutrients from the soil, Tillandsia survives by absorbing them through its leaves.
This variety of epiphyte should not be planted in a standard potting mix since its little roots would decay due to its airborne lifestyle in the tropics.
Air plants can be nestled into a seashell, wired onto a twig wreath with enamelled florists' wire, or grown in crevices or depressions of a twisted piece of wood.
East or West facing windows are the best to place Tillandsia hanging air plant.
If You place your Tillandsia Ionantha plant in a room with excessive heat or sunlight, it may require a little more moisture. You can put the plant in your balcony garden.
Your Tillandsia Ionantha requires lots of bright sunlight as it is common with Air plants.
It is important to keep your Tillandsia Air plant varieties in a location that receives adequate sunlight the whole day.
Your Tillandsia plant can thrive well under fluorescent lighting as well which makes them excellent office plants.
According to the environment, we recommend soaking or misting your Tillandsia plant once or twice a week. If the weather is hot or dry, Tillandsia may need to be misted more often.
Don't forget to water your Tillandsia Ionantha air plants in the morning and shake off any excess water before drying them.
Heat and humidity are preferred by your Tillandsia Stricta plant.
Your Tillandsia Ionantha plant does not require soil to thrive. In addition, it can grow on wood.
Your Tillandsia Ionantha air plants can be attached to an object with either glue or wire. If you're looking for an immediate fix, a paper clip might do the trick.
The small root system of your Tillandsia Ionantha plant should be able to grasp the mounting form or substrate within four to six weeks.
A fertiliser isn't truly necessary for your plant. However, if necessary, feed it a houseplant fertiliser diluted to half strength. This can be done once.
Pre-mist your exotic plant by adding a small amount of liquid fertiliser into the spray bottle.
During the warmer months, apply fertiliser once a week.
There is no danger to animals or humans from these plants. To prevent cats from munching on the leaves of your plant, keep them out of their reach. These are good plants for home if you are looking for one.
When offsets reach half the size of your parent plant, they should be removed.
Protect your Tillandsia Ionantha Air plants from frosts.
Never plant it in soil.
Your Plant has been accidentally overwatered? It's easy to remove the excess water. Just shake excess water out of your plant.
Worrying how to place your plant back in its original location? Allow your air plant to dry upside down before placing it.
Tillandsia Ionantha is among the most colourful air plants in the Bromeliaceae family, belonging to the Tillandsia genus. Tillandsia plants are exceptional in that they can grow on almost any surface without needing soil. These plants are a beautiful addition to any indoor home garden collection.