Tillandsia pseudobaileyi prefers high light but avoid placing in direct sun. Water 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. T. pseudobaileyi should not be confused with T. baileyi (true form).
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.
• Native to: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua
• Bloom color: pink inflorescence and purple flower
• 8-10 inches
Tillandsia pseudobaileyi has stiff, striped leaves and is a slow grower. Despite its slow growth it is very hardy, just be extra careful handling as the leaves can break easily. It is one of the more unique looking air plants and a must for collectors and enthusiasts.
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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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