Tillandsia Magnusiana on Driftwood

CHF 59.00
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Tillandsia magnusiana is a unique species of air plant belonging to the Bromeliaceae family. This fascinating plant is characterized by its soft, wispy, gray-green leaves that form a delicate rosette pattern. The leaves are soft and flexible, making it a distinctive addition to any plant collection.

Origin: Tillandsia magnusiana is native to the highland regions of Central America, where it thrives in humid, mountainous environments.

Appearance: This air plant features soft, wispy, gray-green leaves that can grow up to 20 cm long. The leaves are covered in fine trichomes, which give them their distinctive color and help the plant absorb moisture and nutrients from the air. In bloom, Tillandsia magnusiana produces striking red or purple tubular flowers, adding a vibrant contrast to its delicate foliage.

Care: Tillandsia magnusiana 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 magnusiana 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 gray-green leaves.
  • Easy to care for; 1-2 times a month, washing the plant (with decalcified or rainwater!) is very good for it.
  • Red or purple flowering; after flowering, it forms new side plants and continues to grow, making it even more compact.

Enjoy this unique air plant beauty - Tillandsia magnusiana!