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Tillandsia Festucoides M is an epiphytic plant that likes moderate temperatures.
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Tillandsia Festucoides

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Tillandsia Festucoides is a soil-less plant that likes a shady environment.

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WATERING
Once per Moderate
EXPOSURE
shady
SUNLIGHT (not scorching)
no
FLOWERING
pink-purple flower
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CHARACTERISTICS

Ideal for beginners.
Not very demanding species, very resistant. 
Epiphytic plant that resembles the juncifolia.
It is the somewhat rare bromeliad plant of the Tillandsias.
Like all epiphytic Tillandsias, it lives without soil and its tufts can easily be hung anywhere in the house and even outside in the summer.

SIZE

Size S : about 5 - 7 cm.
Size M : about 9 - 11 cm. .
Size L : about
13 - 15 cm. .
Size XL : 
over 15 cm

FLOWERS

The bract is erect, barely intertwined in an oval, green or red spearhead.
The flowers are a very intense purple.

ORIGINES

Tillandsia Festucoides grows in Mexico, Central America, Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

 

HABITAT

Epiphyte in the forest, 25-1000 m above sea level.

 

CULTIVATION METHOD

In suspension, or in a pot in a well-draining compost.

 

 

 

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.

 

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EXTRA SERVICE

A technical data sheet explaining the maintenance of each plant 

is inserted in your package.

 

 

WATERING

Inside :

Spray every 15-20 days.


Outdoors :

There is no need to spray, except in the summer when it is dry.
USE MINERAL WATER.

 

FERTILIZER

Fertilizer is not required. If you want to, you can apply orchid fertilizer once a month in the summer.
Avoid fertilizer in winter.
Dilute the orchid fertilizer in the water according to the instructions on the bottle.

 

EXPOSURE

It needs a  shady environment.
 

 

TEMPERATURE

Average.

As a precaution, if they are outside, bring them in before the first frosts.

 

VENTILATION | AERATION

It is a plant which needs to be well ventilated because its leaves are very fine, it must dry quickly.

 

 
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