Tillandsia Leonamiana on Wood

CHF 69.00
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Tillandsia leonamiana is a unique species of air plant belonging to the Bromeliaceae family. This fascinating plant is characterized by its soft, silvery-green leaves that form a rosette pattern. The leaves are flexible and delicate, making it a distinctive addition to any plant collection.

Origin: Tillandsia leonamiana is native to the regions of Central and South America, thriving in warm, humid climates.

Appearance: This air plant features soft, silvery-green leaves that can grow up to 15 cm long. The leaves are covered in fine trichomes, giving them their distinctive color and aiding in moisture and nutrient absorption from the air. In bloom, Tillandsia leonamiana produces striking bright red flowers that add a vibrant contrast to its foliage.

Care: Tillandsia leonamiana is an easy-to-care-for air plant that requires minimal maintenance.

  • Light: It prefers bright, indirect light but can also tolerate some direct sunlight. Ideal locations include near windows with filtered light.
  • Temperature: This plant thrives in temperatures between 15°C to 25°C. It can tolerate occasional temperature drops but should be protected from frost.
  • Water: Tillandsia leonamiana should be watered by misting or soaking in water for about 20-30 minutes once a week. Ensure the plant dries completely within 4 hours to prevent rot.
  • Air Circulation: Good air circulation is essential for this air plant to thrive. Ensure it is placed in an airy location where it can enjoy natural airflow.
  • Fertilizer: A light monthly fertilization during the growing season (spring to autumn) with a bromeliad or air plant fertilizer can promote healthy growth.

Offered for sale at TOMs FLOWer CLUB:

  • Tied to a piece of driftwood.
  • For hanging (PLEASE do not plant in the substrate!).
  • For a bright/sunny location; in summer, it can be hung outside.
  • Suitable for terrariums of any kind (never sprayed or fertilised - 100% organic quality).
  • Not winter-hardy, not over-fertilized, therefore robust and top healthy (quality before quantity!).
  • Slow-growing (from private collection), beautifully silvery-green leaves.
  • Easy to care for; 1-2 times a month, washing the plant (with decalcified or rainwater!) is very good for it.
  • Bright red flowering; after flowering, it forms new side plants and continues to grow, making it even more compact.

Enjoy this unique air plant beauty - Tillandsia leonamiana!