Plant Care Fuzzy Snowball

Fuzzy Snowball

Also known as

Rooftop Air Plant, Fuzzy Air Plant, tillandsia tecrorum, Air plant and Fuzzy Snowball Air Plant


Tillandsia tectorum

How to care for Fuzzy Snowball


How often to water your Fuzzy Snowball

Water needs for Fuzzy Snowball
0.5 cups
every 12

Fuzzy Snowball 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 Fuzzy Snowball

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fuzzy Snowball in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fuzzy Snowball: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fuzzy Snowball love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fuzzy Snowball does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Fuzzy Snowball

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

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Care Summary for Fuzzy Snowball

Fuzzy Snowball

Fuzzy Snowball

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.

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