Plant Care Tillandsia erubescens
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Tillandsia erubescens

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Tillandsia erubescens has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Tillandsia erubescens has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Tillandsia Ionantha, Blushing Bride and Air Plant

Taxonomy

Tillandsia erubescens
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

How to care for Tillandsia erubescens

Water

How often to water your Tillandsia erubescens

Water needs for Tillandsia erubescens
0.5 cups
every 12

Tillandsia erubescens 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 erubescens

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 Tillandsia erubescens in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tillandsia erubescens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tillandsia erubescens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tillandsia erubescens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tillandsia erubescens

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Tillandsia erubescens

Tillandsia erubescens

Tillandsia erubescens


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

Tillandsia erubescens has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Tillandsia erubescens has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Tillandsia erubescens has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Tillandsia erubescens has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Tillandsia erubescens has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Tillandsia erubescens has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Schellbell avatar
@Schellbell
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 666 XP
04/29/2021

Air plants are super easy to take care of and add a bit of life to hard-to-reach places!

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Syd.herr03 avatar
@Syd.herr03
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 73 XP
globe Chaska, Minnesota
04/17/2021

I suggest getting a small globe for it to sit in with some moss! Since mine is an air plant I moisten the moss once a week and it’s done great. I’ve had it for about two years now and still going strong!

Survivor Survivor

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