Air plants/ sky plants - Tillandsia Brachycalos Brazil
Tillandsia Brachycaulos is an exceptional plant for high light, warm, and either humid or dry conditions. It grows native to desert and forests of Mexico and Central America. The plant can grow fairly large for air plants, reaching sizes of 10+ inches in diameter.
Air plant /sky plant- Tillandsia brachycaulos brazil
About the plant:
Tillandsia brachycaulos brazil are suitable indoors and are quite good display plants . Tillandsia brachycaulos is a moisture loving plant and absorbs nutrients and moisture from air .
It possesses non functional roots so does not require soil potting mixture.
Tillandsia brachycaulos does not require watering; instead regular or alternate misting is enough for the survival of the plant.
Avoid extra misting as this will lead to plant rot.
Proper ventilated rooms are preferred for this plant. Keeping them in A.C rooms will not work at all.
Place where Tillandsia plant can be displayed:
It is good to place the plant in multicolor marbles and pebbles to add a touch of beauty to your table top. Small hairs present on the leaves called trichomes absorb moisture from the air so misting should be done in leaves.
Tillandsia brachycaulos requires bright sunny indirect light for best growth. Also in the absence of light it can be provided with artificial light . Optimum amount of light helps in blooming and red coloured inflorescence appears which looks like a flower.
Tillandsia Brachycaulos Brazil also grows well in the bathroom due to the presence of a good amount of humidity. The only thing to care about is providing artificial light to the plant in the bathroom .
It is very important to let your Tillandsia brachycaulos dry completely before replacing the plant .