Plant Care Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

Taxonomy

Tillandsia caerulea
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

How to care for Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

💦 Water

How often to water your Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

Water needs for Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Tillandsia caerulea 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 Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant in your home

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

Tillandsia caerulea 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.

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.


🪴 Soil

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant is very sensitive to dry soil, so choose a potting soil that retains moisture. A good soil will still drain well and contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir or sphagnum moss.


💩 Fertilizer

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant is native to the Americas.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

Tillandsia caerulea Air Plant

Tillandsia caerulea 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.

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