How to Keep Air Plants Alive and Healthy (They Might Even Bloom!)

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Is my plant going to make it or is it dead? Did you know that air plants flower? If you really want to see a Tillandsia bloom, look for plants that are starting flowering air plants grow pups when you buy them. Just check out this Pinterest board:.

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When the blooms start to show, keep them out of the water. She will then die off, but each pup will grow into a mature plant and flower, although this could take years. Amazon also sells fertilizer for both plants. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Comments Hi Stephanie, I have recently bought an air plant not sure what type and it is red in the center, I found out that it has some rot so what I did was peel all the dead leaves off of it down to the center where the bottom is white which seems to be alive. Put the plant back in place and just enjoy its beauty for another weeks before it needs another bath. Just check out this Pinterest board:. This is good news for crafty gardeners! If you want to see your air plant bloom, then you may have your work cut out for you! Your email address will not be published. It means that you can place an air plant in just about any spot in your house. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Personally, I give air plants an hour-long bath to meet their water requirements. Air plants prefer bright, indirect light.

These are so many different varieties that it is hard to generalize instructions that can work for them all as different species bloom at different times and flowering can also depend on care and environment. Some Tillandsia varieties such as Spanish Moss Tillandsia usenoides can be invasive, taking over phone lines and climbing buildings. I have heard many, many times that garden centers have recommended spritzing flowering air plants a few times a week. Hi Stephanie, I have recently bought an air plant not sure what type flowering air plants it is red in the center, Flowering air plants found out that it has some rot so what I did was peel all the dead flowering air plants off of it down to the center where the bottom is white which seems to be alive. I also have a couple orchids and they blooms spratically. Air Plants and Terrariums on Pinterest. I have purchased my air plants from Amazon. I find that this is just not enough water and that it is often the reason why air plants die.

Regardless I am going to make this work! Personally, I give air plants an hour-long bath to meet their water requirements.

HI, I bought an airplant when it was in flower. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Comments Hi Stephanie, I have recently bought an air plant not sure what type and it is red in the center, I found out that it has some rot so what I did was peel all the dead leaves off of it down to the center where the bottom is white which seems to be alive.

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Read on air plant lovers, for this is All About Air Plants. You can use tap water as well, just leave it out for 24 hours to allow the flowering air plants to evaporate or use filtered water. Amazon also sells fertilizer for both plants. Crafting with Air Plants and Wire.

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