Tillandsia Brachycaulos var. Multiflora

Tillandsia Brachycaulos var. Multiflora

    Commonly Known As:
  • Air Plant,
  • Airplant

The Brachycaulos is part of a large group of plants in the Tillandsia family with hundreds of different species native to various regions and climates throughout the world. Air plants absorb nutrients and moisture through their leaves and use their small roots to attach to other plants and surfaces rather than rooting in soil. Air plants come in all shapes and sizes and are easy to maintain.

  • light

    Tillandsia Brachycaulos var. Multiflora can tolerate brighter light than some other Tillandsia varieties. They prefer bright, indirect sunlight or indoor lighting.

  • water

    Soak your Tillandsia Brachycaulos var. Multiflora in water for up to 30 minutes every week to 10 days, then hang upside down to fully dry.

  • temperature

    Brachycaulos airplants prefer humid temperatures between 50⁰F to 90⁰F degrees. Try not to expose to temperatures below 50⁰F.

  • fertilizer

    Brachycaulos airplants prefer humid temperatures between 50⁰F to 90⁰F degrees. Try not to expose to temperatures below 50⁰F.

    Plant Facts
  • Air plants have a unique way of “breathing” through CAM photosynthesis. This allows the exchange of gasses during the night. For most plants they use the sunlight for photosynthesis.

  • You can find Tillandsia plants in various climates, such as humid rainforests, high cloud forests, deserts, coasts, and mountain sides. With all of these diverse locations airplants have adapted to some of the harshest enivronmental climates.

  • Air plants are epiphytes and can also be lithophytes. An epiphyte is a plant that grows on another plant, like a tree branch or bark, but is not parasitic.

  • Native to Central America and Mexico

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Pet-Friendly, not toxic to pets or humans

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