Tillandsia ionatha Airplant

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Product Code: PLANT-HSF00071

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Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Tillandsia ionantha, Air plant (Epiphytic Bromeliad)

Growth habit and size

Rosette-forming with compact growth. Typically grows up to 3 inches in height.

Sunlight requirements

Bright, indirect light. Filtered sunlight is ideal. Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight.

Pot Size

Not applicable; Tillandsias are epiphytic and don't require soil or pots.

Overall Height

W10-15cm approx.
H 8-12cm approx.

Watering needs

Submerge in room temperature water for 20-30 minutes every 1-2 weeks. Allow to dry upside down to avoid water settling in the base. Adjust frequency based on specific conditions.

Humidity requirements

Prefers higher humidity levels. Regular misting or a humid environment is beneficial, especially in drier climates.


Generally non-toxic to humans and pets.

Propagation methods

Produces offsets (pups) after flowering. Separate pups when they are about one-third the size of the parent plant.

Pruning Requirements

Minimal pruning needed. Remove dead or decaying parts promptly.


Some Tillandsias go through a dormant period. During this time, reduce watering frequency.

These guidelines should help you provide optimal care for your Tillandsia ionantha. Keep in mind that Tillandsias are versatile and adaptable plants, making them suitable for creative displays in various settings. Adjust care based on your specific environment.
*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.


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