Plant Care Tillandsia juncea

Tillandsia juncea

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


Tillandsia juncea

How to care for Tillandsia juncea


How often to water your Tillandsia juncea

Water needs for Tillandsia juncea
0.5 cups
every 12

Tillandsia juncea 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 juncea

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 juncea in your home

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

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

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

Tillandsia juncea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Tillandsia juncea

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

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Care Summary for Tillandsia juncea

Tillandsia juncea

Tillandsia juncea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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 juncea has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Tillandsia juncea has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Tillandsia juncea has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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Air plants are generally really easy to care for and propagate! They can also be placed in or on interesting containers since they require no soil!

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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