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Review of Julien T on Tillandsia Caput Medusae Airplant


Tillandsia Caput Medusae Airplant S Tillandsia Caput Medusae Airplant

 

CHARACTERISTICS

Ideal for beginners.
Popular species, undemanding, very resistant. In the shape of a bulb, it is best grown upside down. She is a myrmecophile: she lives in association with ants.
It has a very original graphic and animal form that brightens a composition.

 

SIZE

Size S : about 11 - 13 cm.
Size M : about 14 - 16 cm.
Size L: about 17 - 20 cm.

Size L: about 21 - 23 cm.
Size XXL : over 23 cm.

 

FLOWERS

Bract is red, especially near the flowers.
The flowers are very intense purple.

 

ORIGINES

Tillandsia Albertiana grows in Argentina.

 

HABITAT

It hangs on trees from 40 to 2400 m altitude. She is a myrmecophile (she lives in association with ants).

 

CULTIVATION METHOD

In suspension, it can be simply removed or fixed in a sunny or shady place, it can withstand drought.
If you have the possibility, she will appreciate being put outdoors in the spring, sheltered from the rain and the midday sun.


In the Mediterranean regions, it can be grown outdoors all year round.

 

 

 

Photos are not contractual due to the variable aspect of nature. Plants are photographed with the flower to give you an idea of the flower it produces but you will only have a flowering plant if you choose this option in the section: "plants in flower bud at this moment".

 

 

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- Review added the Thursday 11 April 2019by Julien T

Great service. The plant was delivered fast and the instructions are very clear!