Droophead Tufted Airplant
4.4 out of 5 (60 experiences)
About Droophead Tufted Airplant
Scarlet Star is a tropical epiphytic bromeliad native to rainforest habitats in tropical Americas and the West Indies. It has a basal rosette of green leaves with a flower consisting of red or orange bracts and many small white flowers inside it.
Also known as
Scarlet Star, Orange Star and Vase Plant
How to care for Droophead Tufted Airplant
Droophead Tufted Airplant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 26th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
November 26th, 2021
Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 21.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
November 27th, 2021
This month, Austin is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayli…
Droophead Tufted Airplant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Droophead Tufted Airplant does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Austin, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Droophead Tufted Airplant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 21st, 2021
The growing potential in Austin is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …