This is the “Growing Air Plants” category, I provide you with all the essential resources you need for nurturing these unique, soil-less plants indoors. As an integral part of my “Indoor Growing” portfolio, I’m committed to helping you transform your home with the simple beauty of air plants.
Air plants flower only once in their lifetime, producing one or more flowers. It takes a plant between one and two years to flower, and the bloom can last for a few weeks to a month. Once they dry up, the plant begins to produce new pups.
Air plants can live for two weeks without water. And even though the plant is still alive, its health is affected. You should soak your air plants in water at least once in two weeks and mist them once a week regarding the proper watering schedule.
It’s essential to give your tillandsias the best care to ensure the blooming lasts. You can encourage pup formation, pollinate the flowers if you allow them to seeds; you have another chance of growing these beautiful plants.
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.
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.
Air plants have a character for being simple to care for, and they are provided you follow their instructions. The first rule of air plants is that they cannot survive only on air. They require a lot of water. They will drown if you feed them too much water.