Air plants/ Sky plants - Tillandsia Funckiana
This wonderful species has branching upward growth. It is rapid to breed and requires little maintenance, but keep it out of the cold as it does not survive cold temperatures as well as the majority of other Tillandsia. Funckiana is a wonderful houseplant. This listing is for one Funckiana that is between 3" and 5". Within a year or two, offsets similar to the main profile will be produced.
Air plant /sky plants - Tillandsia Funckiana
About the plant:
Tillandsia funckiana commonly called air plants do not need soil for their growth. They possess very small roots and do not prefer to take nutrients from them . These roots are only helpful for attaching them to other plants for support.
Tillandsia funckiana are epiphytes that take the support of other plants and grow on them. Epiphytes are also known as air plants.
Tillandsia watering is very easy as this plant does not require too much water, a little bit of misting is enough for maintaining humidity around the plant for its survival.
Plant best to display on:
This plant is suitable to keep on the table top , can be hung near windows and at the entrance of the house.
How to care for the Tillandsia air plant?
By fulfilling the requirements of sunlight and water the plant can be kept health and green.
Avoid keeping your Tillandsia funckiana in direct sunlight on bright sunny days.
They require indirect sunlight and good humidity around them . In the absence of Sunlight they can be provided with 7 spectrum fluorescent light , due to which they can be kept anywhere in the house .
Propagation of the plant:
Propagation of Tillandsia funckiana is done by offset called pups and also from seeds.
Flowers of Tillandsia plant:
The flowers of capitata maroon are purple in color .
You can care for funckiana by providing a well ventilated room instead of A.C rooms because at such temperatures it may die.
They take moisture from air for growth.