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Habitat and Location:

Native to Mexico, Central America, and Venezuela, Tillandsia brachycaulos thrives in a variety of environments, including oak and pine forests, desert shrub lands, cloud forests, rocky slopes, cliffs, and fields at altitudes ranging from sea level to 2,000 metres . This remarkable air plant showcases its adaptability to diverse climates and settings.



Elevate your collection with Tillandsia brachycaulos, one of the more common and stunning air plants that adds a touch of natural beauty to any space. Known for its adaptability, this plant offers vibrant green foliage that transforms into breathtaking shades of purple and red when exposed to ample light or nearing the blooming stage.


Key Features:


Versatile Habitat: Thriving in diverse environments, Tillandsia brachycaulos is resilient and attractive, making it a perfect addition to your plant collection.


Chameleon Colours: Witness the dynamic beauty of your Tillandsia brachycaulos as it adapts to its surroundings, transitioning from vibrant green to stunning shades of purple and red.


Flowering Delight: In bloom, the Tillandsia brachycaulos reveals several bright purple blooms emerging from the centre of the plant, creating a captivating focal point in your collection.


Mount-Grown: This flowering-size plant is meticulously grown on a mount, ensuring optimal air circulation and a natural habitat for its growth. Display it proudly in your home or office to enhance your plant collection.


Care Instructions:


Mount Growth: Grow Tillandsia brachycaulos on a mount to simulate its natural habitat.

Air Movement: Ensure sufficient air movement, especially in humidity above 60%.

Light Requirements: Provide moderate light for optimal growth, with vibrant colours showing in ample light.

Spraying Routine: Spray the plant daily to mimic its natural moisture conditions.

Temperature Preferences: Ideal for intermediate or cool greenhouses/terrariums with night temperatures of 14-22 degrees and daytime temperatures of 19-30 degrees.

Indoor Growth: Suitable for indoor growth with cool night temperatures, ample light, and consistent watering schedules.

Tillandsia brachycaulos

SKU: Tillandsia brachycaulos

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