Tillandsia duratii requires moderate watering and ample air flow. Mist with distilled water 2-4 times per week or soak 1-2 times per week for no more than 30 minutes. Be sure it’s fully dry within 4 hours after watering. Place in a bright room or indirect sunlight. It will especially benefit from a fan being blown on it at a low speed or good air flow from an open window.
Each Tillandsia is hand picked and cared for with love while waiting to meet it’s new owner. Please Note that each Tillandsia will vary slightly in shape, size and color and can have small blemishes as they are real, living plants. We always inspect each one thoroughly to ensure that the plants are 100% healthy before sending.
Please Note: Rock or Cholla not included
• Native to Bolivia
• Bloom color: Purple
• 10-12 inches tall
Tillandsia duratii is a very unique and curly air plant, making it quite an amazing tillandsia species. It uses it’s curls to attach to trees in the wild instead of its roots. They are also a very hardy species which makes it a great beginner air plant. These duratii’s range between 10-12 inches but can grow up to 3 feet tall! The duratii’s flower spike grows quite spectacular and ends with many little purple flowers.
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What are air plants? Their technical name is Tillandsia and they are one of the few plants out there that don’t require dirt to thrive. They are epiphytes which means they use their roots as grabbers to attach to trees and rocks instead of using them in the dirt. Some air plant species actually do use their roots in dirt but there aren’t too many like that. Air plants receive nutrients through their leaves by way of tiny little trichomes. Water and air both can have the nutrients they need to thrive and grow bigger. Air plants are very slow growing compared to most other plants and you might not see any noticeable growth for a year or two! Air plants are also related to the more commonly known bromeliad which you will see quite often at nurseries or grocery stores.
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|Dimensions||12 × 6 × 6 in|
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