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Air Plant Harrisii Tillandsia , Guatemala Air Plant Import - Small Size

Air Plant Harrisii Tillandsia , Guatemala Air Plant Import - Small Size

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Small Size, mature one shown in picture.

📄More about Tillandsia Harrisii Air Plant
The Harrisii Tillandsia with really cool features that are one of a kind and very easy to take care of. It can grow good size for a air plant with a thick and long stem. They grow green leaves that have white tint with leaves that grow inwards and have are curled structure like that of a flower.
Trichomes cover this air plant allowing it to absorb moisture and nutrients from the air so they do not need nor can not grow in soil.
Harrisii they love sunlight and unlike most air plants they can take it hot and directly on them. The key to keeping them healthy is air circulation spraying it 3-5times a week and feed it airplant food is optional.

👩‍💻Scientific Name & Classification
The common name and scientific name of this air plant is Tillandsia Harrisii Ehlers. Renate Ehlers first found this species in 1987.
The air plant is in the family of Tillandsia and this one also belongs to family of Bromeliaceae. Tillandsia Harrisii belongs to the subfamily of Tillandsioideae.

This air plant has a great bloom and flowering. You will love the flowers they are red inflorescence with blue-violet/purple flowers. They have no fragrance and are dark violet/purple in color. Unlike most airplants it can have quite a few flowers as many as 10 flowers. Like all air plants this air plant ONLY BLOOMs when its mature and can last for a few weeks then will start producing up to 10 babies. Tillandsia Harrisii blooms beautifully. Its red bloom complements its greyish white leaves.

Tillandsia Harrisii falls under the 9b-11b zone of USDA hardiness. Meaning it can survive in temperatures from 25 degrees Fahrenheit to 50 degrees Fahrenheit (-3.9 degree Celsius to 10 degrees Celsius).

Tillandsia Harrisii Care
Tillandsia Harrisii lives in forests and mountains of Central America. Tillandsia Harrisii only requires water, air circulation and adequate light to thrive. Adequate care is crucial for the healthy growth of Harrisii air plants.

Tillandsia Harrisii plant care Tips

There are many ways to water Tillandsia Harrisii. You can mist, dunk or soak your plant depending on your convenience and the type of display you have placed it in.

If you choose the misting method, mist the plant 3-7 times a week until the plant is drenched in water.

If your plant is mounted on a display which is prone to fungus growth, you can use the dunking method. Submerge the plant in water completely 2-4 times a week. Make sure that you don’t submerge the mounting object.

If it is convenient to take out the plant from its display, you can soak the plant in water for 1-2 hours once a week. The watering needs of your plant might differ depending on the humidity in your area. If it is very humid, you can decrease the time duration or frequency of watering.

After watering the air plant, hold the plant upside down so that all the trapped water between the leaves flows out. Don’t put the plant under direct sunlight and make sure there is enough air circulation so that the plant dries. Drying of the plant is necessary to avoid rotting or fungus growth.

Tillandsia Harrisii requires plenty of indirect sunlight. They can stand direct sunlight during early mornings and late afternoons.

They grow in the canopies of trees in forests and on mountains. They get a moderate amount of sunlight and shade. Some direct sunlight during early morning or late afternoon can brighten the color of its leaves.

Place the plant near a window where it can get plenty amount of indirect sunlight. Avoid keeping them in spaces with low lights. Also, avoid putting them in direct sunlight for long as that can burn and dry out the leaves.

Tillandsia Harrisii grows well in warm areas. The favorable range of temperature for this plant is 50-80 degrees Fahrenheit or 10-32 degrees Celsius. If the plant is kept sheltered and dry, also it can withstand temperatures from -3.9 degree Celsius to 10 degrees Celsius for a few hours.

🥗Air Plant Food & Fertilizer
If you want it to grow faster and bigger you can feed it air plant food or fertilize the plant about once per month. You can give them food about 2 times a month but not advised to give too much as it can do harm.

🥃Terrariums & Glass Vessels/Aeriums
Tillandsia Harrisii can grow on all kinds of attractive and creative mounting objects. Some examples are rocks, shells, and driftwood. It can also be displayed in a glass container to enhance the aesthetics of your home. Here are some creative ways to display your Tillandsia Harrisii plant:
Terrariums are sealable glass containers made of curved glass with a tight-fitted lid. They can also be open to the atmosphere. You can place your Tillandsia Harrisii air plants on a bed of pebbles, rocks or moss. You can suspend terrariums in the air or place them on tabletops or shelves to enhance the décor of the room.

You can put them in almost any glass vessel which are called a aerium which is like a terrarium. Terrarium are more limited in sizes where aerium come in lots of different shapes and sizes. They go great with any color of sand glass moss or pebbles. Like most air plants you can put them on a bed of sand or moss along with rocks or seashells. You can displayed this air plant in many places on tabletops shelfs desks or suspended in the air with a string.

How to Display Tillandsia Harrisii Mounting & Gluing Air Plant to things!
You can add this air plant to pretty much anything your mind can think of.

Use your imagination!

Just make sure that your mount doesn’t hold moisture. We recommend using floral adhesive or non-copper wire for mounting.


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