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Tillandsia schiedeana

For sale by Alan Keeling

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An air plant... very few roots, it absorbs water through trichomes. Needs a lot of light. Water weekly by immersion in water.

Tillandsia schiedeana | Nottingham, NG2
Plant Size
Total Price
10cm × 15cm
£4.00

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Plant Finder: about the Tillandsia genus

Common names

Air plant

Description

Tillandsia genus (Air plant). There are over 350 species of evergreen, mainly epiphytic plants, which are often rosette-forming with spirally arranged leaves. The flowers are carried on spikes, heads or panicles and will range in colours from white to purple and green to red.

Cultivation

They are frost tender min 7-10C . You should provide a rooting medium of equal parts humus-rich soil and either sphagnum moss or bark chips used for orchid culture.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers or overall appearance.

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  • BloomsMarch to October
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourPurple green red

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