Air plants/ Sky plants - Tillandsia cacticola
Air plants /sky plant - Tillandsia cacticola
About the Tillandsia cacticola
Tillandsia cacticola is commonly called air plants. It is called so because it is grown on rocks for support . Tillandsia does not require any soil potting mixture because it is grown in air .
The healthy and live plant is green in color . It attracts positivity . This plant is a display plant and also a show off plant .
Tillandsia cacticola can be placed:
This plant can be hung on walls or kept in transparent glass .The plant is best to keep on your table top, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and can be hung on the entrance.
Little misting is sufficient for the plant. It can survive without water for some days . Proper ventilation is required for the growth.
This plant tolerates various temperatures but partial or shaded light is best for this plant.
Tillandsia cacticola plants bloom only once in their life . After blooming it dies . Tillandsia flowers are purple in appearance.
Propagation of Tillandsia cacticola
The propagation of this plant is not easy, it takes much time to propagate and is done through pups generally.
Fertilizers for Tillandsia cacticola
Fertilize the plant once in a month with liquid fertilizer to induce the blooming .
Excess water and direct bright sunlight will kill your air plant .
You can buy Tillandsia from urban plants and give a touch of beauty to your bedroom .