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How to grow and care for Tillandsia Streptophylla air plants in terrariums

Tillandsia Streptophylla Air Plant

An amazing low maintenance air plant, the Tillandsia Streptophylla features curly green leaves and is often referred to as the Shirley Temple plant.

Tillandsia Streptophylla Air Plant

An amazing low maintenance air plant, the Tillandsia Streptophylla features curly green leaves and is often referred to as the Shirley Temple plant.

Type: Air Plant | Size: It grows fast and can produce a clump of offsets in a relatively short amount of time., 8-10cm

How to grow and care for Tillandsia Streptophylla:

What soil should I use for Tillandsia Streptophylla plants?

No soil required as air plants absorb water through their leaves.

Ideal Lighting Conditions for Tillandsia Streptophylla:

Bright direct light

Ideal Temperatue Conditions for Tillandsia Streptophylla:

Prefer warm sunny conditions.

Ideal Watering Conditions for Tillandsia Streptophylla:

Mist the plant with lukewarm water once or twice every week.

Ideal Humidity Conditions for Tillandsia Streptophylla:

60% to 72%

Growing Tillandsia Streptophylla in terrariums:

Air plants in general are stunning fets of nature and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Air plants are epiphytes so they don’t need soil to survive, and absorb water through their leaves. Air plants work well in open terrariums as one of the best ways to water them is a quick dunk in some clean water then allowing to dry.

Air plants generally do better in open terrariums, allowing for easier access for quick watering, and avoidiing allowing the air plant to rot away in high moisture environments, a risk in closed terrariums.

Common issues: Drying out if not watered, not receiving enough sunlight, and overwatering or humidity that is too high.

Propogation: Propagate tillandsia Streptophylla with seed or pups.

Where to buy Tillandsia Streptophylla:

Tillandsia Streptophylla on Amazon >

Tillandsia Streptophylla on Ebay AU >

Tillandsia Streptophylla on eBay US >

Tillandsia Streptophylla on Etsy AU > 

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