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Tillandsia abdita

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Why We Love It

This air plant has velvety, grey-green foliage that is soft to the touch. Native to Central America.

  • Epiphytic member of the Bromeliad family.
  • Easy care.
  • Leaves will turn red when this plant prepares to flower.

Growth pattern: Compact rosette

Water: Mist a couple of times a week or soak once every couple of weeks. Once sprayed or soaked, shake off excess water to prevent rotting. Ideally, rain water is best but not essential.

Ideal Position: North or east facing

Light: Bright, indirect or filtered light.

Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.

Planting and Care

Into a Pot

If you're planting into a pot or container, have a hand trowel and a watering tool ready, plus a container larger than the one your plant arrived in.

  1. Pour a small amount of soil at the bottom of your chosen container.
  2. Put the plant in place and then back-fill soil around the rootball.
  3. Lightly water after repotting. The soil should be just damp enough that if you press your forefinger into the soil it is moist above the top of your nail.
  4. Regularly check the soil is moist but not soaking or sitting in water.
  5. Make sure to place your plant away from any harsh drafts.

Product Specifications

Current Height44839 cm
Botanic NameTillandsia abdita
Pot Diameter6 cm
Height15 cm
Code: SPRTL164487

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