Common Name: Air Plant
Species: T. magnusiana
Leaf Color: Green to silver
Flower Color: Dark to light purple
Lifespan: Several years
Watering: Misting or soaking once a week
Propagation: Seeds and pups
Natural Habitat: Mexico and Northern South America
Tillandsia magnusiana Care
This small air plant is easy to grow and maintain. With the silvery trichlome-covered leaves, Tillandsia magnusiana is a beautiful addition to any air plant collection. This species can be mounted or placed in a terrarium.
Caring for the Tillandsia magnusiana is simple. Here’s what you’ll need to do:
Misting or soak the plant once a week. Be sure to gently shake out any excess water from the leaves.
The Tillandsia magnusiana prefers bright, indirect light.
With a natural habitat in Mexico and Northern South America, this air plant can tolerate a wide range of temperatures. However, it is best to keep the plant out of drafts and sudden temperature changes.
If you want your Tillandsia magnusiana to look bigger and healthier, consider fertilizing it about once a month with a Tillandsia fertilizer.
While small, the flowers of the Tillandsia magnusiana are a spectacular deep purple color. The plant will bloom when it is large enough and has been properly cared for.
Tillandsia magnusiana Habitat
The Tillandsia magnusiana is native to Mexico and Northern South America. It can be found in a variety of habitats, including open areas in forests, on cliffs, and in rocky areas.
Tillandsia magnusiana Lifespan
This air plant has a lifespan of several years. With proper care, it can even live for many years more.
Propagating Tillandsia magnusiana
The Tillandsia magnusiana can be propagated by seeds or pups. Once the plant blooms and produces pups, you can carefully remove them and pot them up on their own.
Tillandsia magnusiana Toxicity
This plant is non-toxic to humans and animals.