Plant Care Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

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Brachycaulos Green Air Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Brachycaulos Green Air Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

Air Plant and Tillandsia Air Plant

Taxonomy

Tillandsia brachycaulos
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

How to care for Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Water

How often to water your Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Water needs for Brachycaulos Green Air Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant 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.

Calculate water needs of Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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 Brachycaulos Green Air Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brachycaulos Green Air Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Brachycaulos Green Air Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Brachycaulos Green 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 Brachycaulos Green Air Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant


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.

What other plant parents say

Brachycaulos Green Air Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Brachycaulos Green Air Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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@Makaylagal
leaf-1 19 Plants
xp 630 XP
08/12/2021

This is my favorite type of air plant! They are extremely hardy plants.

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