Spanish Beard Moss Tillandsia usneoides

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Product Code: PLANT-HSF702

Fact Sheets and Plant Guides

Scientific Name: 

Tillandsia usneoides 

Description:

Tillandsia usneoides are commonly known as Tree Hair, Old Man’s Beard, Kali’s Hair, Spanish Beard or Spanish Moss is an epiphyte (air plants) which has aerial roots exposed to the atmosphere.

The beard-like silvery-grey leaves absorb water from the air often grows in large masses, cascading downward from the holder / hanger.

Holder dimensions:  

Ø5.5cm x H5.5cm

Overall Plant Length:

30-35cm (approx.)

Light:

Prefer bright indirect sunlight and good air circulation.

Choose a location that is exposed to morning sun or evening sun on a tree or tall shrub, behind windowsill.

Water:

Use purified, distilled or rainwater to water the plants.

Spray the Spanish moss with water regularly or give a good soak when they become fully dry.

Fertilizer:

Fertilize with diluted liquid fertilizer at least once a month to encourage growth.

Trimming:

Gently trim away dry, brown, or yellowish leaves by using a pair of secateurs.

Trimming allows available nutrients in the soil to be transferred into the new leaves which encourage intentional growth.


*Photo for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product. 

*Pot color and size may vary and change Subject to Availability.

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