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Tillandsia Juncifolia – Air Plant
53.0 AED (-25%)
Every one to two weeks, soak your air plant in room temperature tap water. After soaking gently shake excess water from your plant. Turn it upside down and place it on a towel in a bright space.
Bright indoor light or indirect sun. 6 hours to 8 hours
Maintain temperatures between 18°C - 24°C. Avoid draughts as these can create undesirable temperature fluctuations. Consider giving your plant an occasional misting twice every week to maintain the optimum humidity level.
Apply liquid fertilizer once in 15 days when the plant is actively growing. For best results use Folikraft ready to use Indoor Plant Food.
|Scientific name||Tillandsia Juncifolia|
|Common Name||Tillandsia Juncifolia|
|Watering||Once per week and keep moist|
|Pests||Spider mites, mealybugs, scale and thrips|
|Pet friendliness||Toxic to pets and humans|
|Light||Bright, indirect light|
|Humidity||50-60% mist if needed|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage and repot every 1-2 years|
|Plant height||Up to 20 cm|
|Potting mix||Potting soil / Red soil / Manure / Perlite|
|Nutrition||Apply manure once in fortnight and NPK in next fortnight|
|Pruning & training||Remove dead and diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Common color & season||N/A|
|Description||These plants do need a humid environment to thrive, so a bright bathroom or steamy kitchen would be ideal. Misting with water a couple of times a week usually supplies sufficient water, although additional watering may be required in a dry hot environment. Remember to shake off any excess water though as they dislike overwatering and should never be allowed to sit in water for any length of time. If possible use rain water, especially in hard water areas, and never use water from a water softener.|