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Tillandsia filifolia

Tillandsia filifolia

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Water Tillandsia filifolia by misting 2-4 times per week or soak 1-2 times a week for a half hour. Allow to fully dry within 4 hours after watering and provide air movement and bright light.

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.

SPECIES INFORMATION

• Native to: Mexico and Costa Rica
• Bloom color: Light to Dark Purple

MEASUREMENTS

• 4-5 inches tall by 4-5 inches wide

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Description

Tillandsian filifolia is a hardy, thin leafed air plant that has medium green leaves that end with a dark base. The dark base is perfectly normal and part of the air plants characteristics. When it starts to bloom it shoots up a thin flower bract which can have several offshoots. The flower can be light to dark purple.

New To Air Plants? Learn More!

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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Additional information

Weight15 oz
Dimensions12 × 6 × 6 in
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3 Pack, 5 Pack

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