Do you know there is something special about air plants? What makes them so amazing is that they live of air literally. They do not need any soil to survive. As a result, they are much easier to be taken care of and can be great indoor decoration. Here are some additional information about air plants, such as tillandsia
- Air plants are non-toxic to animals and harmless to a host tree
- It will not harm the plant if you trim away brown, damaged leaves
- The root system of air plants can be removed
- Air plants still need to be watered. It is best to either mist them or completely submerse them in water for a few minutes.
- Air plants do not like to be over watered. Water them after they have completely dry out. Air plants will rot if you give them excess watering.
- Air plants like bright but indirect sun lights.
- Air plants produce pups which mature and bloom each year
- Depending on the species, air plant flowers can last several days to many months
- Most Tillandsia bloom naturally in late winter through to mid-summer
With those tips in mind, let’s see how to make a DIY air plant terrarium from Henry Happened. You can find the step by step tutorial in the following link. Very beautiful, right?