Common Name: Air Plant
Species: T. schiedeana
Leaf Color: Green to red
Flower Color: Purple or violet
Lifespan: Several years
Watering: Mist once per week
Propagation: Seeds and pups
Natural Habitat: Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Central America, Mexico, and West Indies
Tillandsia schiedeana Care
Tillandsia schiedeana is a striking air plant that is easy to grow. It has broad leaves that are green with red tips. Able to grow to 14-16 inches tall and wide, this air plant is a great addition to any indoor space.
If you have a Tillandsia schiedeana, in your home, here are a few tips on how to care for it:
This low-maintenance air plant only needs to be misted once per week. If you live in a particularly dry climate, you may need to mist it more often.
Tillandsia schiedeana does best in bright, indirect light. If you live in a warm climate, it can also tolerate some direct sun.
Don’t let your Tillandsia schiedeana get too cold. It should be kept above 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Tillandsia schiedeana produces purple or violet flowers. After the plant blooms, it will die.
Tillandsia schiedeana Habitat
This air plant is native to Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Central America, Mexico, and the West Indies. In its natural habitat, it grows on rocks or trees.
Tillandsia schiedeana Lifespan
Expect your Tillandsia schiedeana to live for several years with proper care.
Propagating Tillandsia schiedeana is
You can propagate the Tillandsia schiedeana by seeds or pups. Pups must be removed from the mother plant before they are planted or mounted.
Tillandsia schiedeana Toxicity
This plant is non-toxic and safe for pets and people.