Plant Care Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'

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Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'
Tillandsia
Bromeliaceae
Poales

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Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Leidenaarsebotanicus avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' named Ionantha by Leidenaarsebotanicus on Greg, the plant care app
06/16/2021

Water by soaking during the day; never water at night; misting is not enough. Needs lots of sunlight to grow and bloom (reddish-purple leaf tips). A thick silvery sheen to the trichomes on the unders…

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How to care for Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'

Water

How often to water your Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'

Water needs for Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'
0.5 cups
every 12

Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' 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 ionantha 'Guatemala'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala' 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'

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

Care Summary for Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Guatemala'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 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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