Monstera is distinguished by how the leaves are attached to the stem. Also, the size and shape of their holes. It is difficult to tell the un-variegated plants apart. However, as they gain fenestrations, you can see the variety and identify them.
You can propagate monstera plants at home from seeds, division, and plant cuttings, with seeds being the most challenging. The basics are to cut below a leaf node and either place it in a glass of water or a free-draining potting soil.
Proper tillandsia care is straightforward and relatively low maintenance compared to other plants. As much as these plants grow without soil, it would be best if you still got it right with other elements such as light, water, and temperature.
Browning of tips in air plants can result from improper watering, improper lighting, fluctuation in weather, plant rot, aging, toxins, and lack of nutrition. A healthy air plant should have fresh, intact, and greenish-grey leaves.
There are ways to propagate tillandsias, such as Offsets or Pups, which take less time and effort and have higher success rates. Seeds a great but take long periods to grow, They are is recommended when you don’t have an existing tillandsia.
Sky Plant (Tillandsia ionantha), Pink Quill Plant (Tillandsia cyanea), and Mad Pupper (Tillandsia aeranthos bergeri) are some of the easiest air plants to grow as they are incredibly hardy and low-maintenance.
Dollar store potting soils are worth the money. If you find a product made of high-quality ingredients like pine bark, perlite, and compost, then it’s worth every penny. Also, ensure it contains peat moss and vermiculite.
Use a spray bottle or plant mister to spritz air plants with water every day or two. Before putting it back in its decorative container or arrangement, place the damp air plant on a towel to dry for a few hours. If you over water, the plant will die.
Tillandsias prefer bright but indirect, filtered light as long as they get some light, either indirectly from a window source or artificially from full-spectrum fluorescent lights. Rooms with southern or eastern-facing windows are also good locations.
Aloe vera is capable of purifying and detoxifying the air containing formaldehyde and benzene, substances that are commonly found in floor finishes, varnishes, and detergents.