Plant Care Medusa Head Air Plant

Medusa Head Air Plant

4.9 out of 5 (17 experiences)

Medusa Head Air Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Medusa Head Air Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Taxonomy

Tillandsia caput-medusae
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

What other plant parents say

Medusa Head Air Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 12
Medusa Head Air Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Medusa Head Air Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Medusa Head Air Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Medusa Head Air Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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@Oppai
San Diego, CA
Rating of the plant Medusa Head Air Plant named juu juu by Oppai on Greg, the plant care app
02/15/2021

easy to understand if overwatered or underwatered! it’s really cute and stuff tho, the only negative is that it browns easily when underwatered. soaking for 30mins-1hour should alleviate it. also cut…

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Squiggle avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Medusa Head Air Plant named William by Squiggle on Greg, the plant care app
04/18/2021

Just needs a good hanging position and baths to be happy. Has been neglected for months at a time. Mine has flowered twice in 4.5 years so when it does it is hugely satisfying and beautiful.

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@Lilyyandow
Bedford, NH
Rating of the plant Medusa Head Air Plant named Winston by Lilyyandow on Greg, the plant care app
02/16/2021

very very easy to take care of and it’s bit of color is so pretty

How to care for Medusa Head Air Plant

Water

How often to water your Medusa Head Air Plant

Water needs for Medusa Head Air Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Medusa Head Air Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Medusa Head Air Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Medusa Head Air Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Medusa Head Air Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Medusa Head Air Plant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Medusa Head Air Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Medusa Head Air Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Medusa Head Air Plant: repot after 2X growth

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 Medusa Head Air Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Medusa Head Air Plant

Medusa Head Air Plant

Medusa Head Air Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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