Air Plant Care

An air plant, also known as Tillandsia, is a type of plant that grows without soil. Instead, they derive their nutrients from the air, moisture, and debris in their surroundings. Air plants have specialized scales on their leaves called trichomes that absorb water and nutrients from the air. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and can be grown in a range of environments, including on trees, rocks, or in containers. They are low-maintenance and make great indoor plants, as they do not require soil and only need occasional watering. There can be different methods to watering an air plant to keep it healthy and flourishing after you bring it home from the garden shop.

Soak method: Soak your air plants in a bowl of water for 15-20 minutes once a week. 

Mist method: Mist your air plants with water 1-2 times a week.

Drip method: Place your air plants in a tray of water and let them absorb moisture through the bottom for about 30 minutes.

Also ensure good drainage: Remove excess water from the base of the plant after watering to prevent root rot. Consider the environment: The frequency of watering will vary depending on the environment, such as temperature and humidity levels.

It is best to use rainwater or distilled water: Tap water can contain minerals that can build up in the leaves of the air plant over time.Fertilize occasionally: Air plants can benefit from a light application of fertilizer, especially during the growing season.

Using these tips and a little knowledge about air plants can help you along the way to a successful plant.

You can find live air plants at your local garden shop or at our Etsy shop:

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