Tectorum Airplant (Tillandsia tectorum)

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Ordering: Plants available for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.

Common Name(s): airplant

Description: Fuzzy light grey, almost white airplant.

Light: Bright, indirect light. Enjoys some gentle sun.

Water: Mist regularly. 

Other Care: Do not soak as you would most airplants.

Origins: Native to Ecuador and Peru.

Other Interesting Facts: The little white fuzzies all over the air plant are called trichomes which is what they use to absorb moisture and nutrients from the air. Part of the Bromeliad (Bromeliaceae) family.


Collections: Houseplants