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  • All About Air Plants
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    Jessica DeGennaro

All About Air Plants

All About Air Plants

Air Plants are one of the easiest live plants to care for as they do not require much and are a fun way to decorate any space. If you’ve been wanting to add a hard to kill plant to your collection, consider Air plants!


Have a read about this plant below.


Habitat Needs


Being quite versatile, air plants can be displayed in a variety of ways. From cute little pots, to terrariums, fairy gardens and so much more. The possibilities are endless.

 

Lighting Needs


Air Plants can tolerate low light but do best in brighter lighting conditions. This means close to a window but not directly in the sun. If this plant is left in the sun rays, it can cause it to scorch. This may seem confusing, but just remember, no direct sunlight and your plant will be happy.


Watering Needs


To water air plants, fill a bowl with water and place the plant in the bowl and allow it to soak for 5-10 minutes on one side. Flip over the plant and repeat. Remove the plant from the water and place it face down on a towel in bright light to allow it to properly dry to prevent rotting. Spritz your air plants with water from a mister 1-2 times a week. 


Temperature Needs


Being a tropical plant, air plants thrive well in such conditions. They will do well in temperatures 50-90 degrees fahrenheit. These plants will also do well if a humidifier is in the space for drier climates. 


Nutrient Needs


You can give your plants an air plant specific fertilizer a few times a year.  


We hope this helped any new plant parents. Happy Planting!



  • Post author
    Jessica DeGennaro

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