Tillandsia Kolbii Air Plant

SKU: MYBG-TIAP-KOBI
filler
Rs.450

Flower Color

N/A

Flowering Season

N/A

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Maintenance

Medium

Size

Medium

Water Requirement

Once a Week

With Pots

No

Sunlight Requirement

Indoor Filtered Light,Outdoor Shade

Genus

Tillandsia

Use

Hanging,Indoor,Living Room

Product Description

Tillandsia Kolbii is very similar to T. Ionantha, but is set apart by its taller appearance with a slight curvature to the leaves. The inflorescence of the Kolbii is shorter than on Ionantha. It produces a bright scarlet red flower when in bloom.

Tillandsia Kolbii

Family

Bromeliaceae

Origin

Mexico

Description

Tillandsia Kolbii is very similar to T. Ionantha, but is set apart by its taller appearance with a slight curvature to the leaves. The inflorescence of the Kolbii is shorter than on Ionantha. It produces a bright scarlet red flower when in bloom.

Environment

Kolbii prefer less bright light, and they also enjoy a humid environment. If your Kolbii is getting too dry, the entire plant will have a grey appearance and will feel dry to the touch. If this happens, give your Kolbii a soak overnight and check it again in the morning to see if the addition of moisture helped to revitalize the plant. It prefers slightly cooler conditions and requires more frequent watering in areas that receive long periods of sunlight.

Landscape Uses

Suitable for Container, Hanging Garden & Xeriscaping

Air plants are unique - they Don't need soil, absorbing water and nutrients through scales on their leaves. Although caring for air plants is really easy, but if not done right it can quickly lead to the plant drying up.

Air plants need regular sprinkling of water on their leaves. However once a week, air plants need to be submerged in water. Take a big enough container and fully submerge your air plant for 3-4 hours. Once soaked, you need to dry them off completely! Hence shake them and put them on a soft towel. Place them under a bright spot for 2-3 hours so that there is no excess water on it. Make sure to dry them or air plants get a root rot very quickly.

Bright filtered or indirect light is ideal for air plants. Morning sun is healthy for the plants, however afternoon sun can quickly burn the leaves. Use a fertiliser once a month in the water when you soak the air plants to keep it healthy.

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