Plant Care Bartram's Airplant

Bartram's Airplant

Also known as

Tillandsia myriophylla and Tillandsia pinifolia

Taxonomy

Tillandsia bartramii
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

How to care for Bartram's Airplant

Water

How often to water your Bartram's Airplant

Water needs for Bartram's Airplant
0.5 cups
every 12

Bartram's Airplant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bartram's Airplant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bartram's Airplant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bartram's Airplant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bartram's Airplant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bartram's Airplant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bartram's Airplant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bartram's Airplant: 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 Bartram's Airplant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Bartram's Airplant

Bartram's Airplant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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