Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

Tillandsia gardneri is native to Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, eastern Brazil (as far south as Rio Grande do Sul) and Venezuela. They grows as an epiphyte on trees and other plants in tropical dry areas from near sea level to 1600 meters above sea level...

 Tillandsia gardneri also called as Anoplophytum rollissonii, Anoplophytum incanum, Tillandsia fluminensis, Tillandsia regnellii, Tillandsia cambuquirensis, Tillandsia venusta, is a species of the genus Tillandsia. This species was described by John Lindley in 1842.
Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

IDENTIFY TILLANDSIA GARDNERI

 Tillandsia gardneri is native to Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, eastern Brazil (as far south as Rio Grande do Sul) and Venezuela. They grows as an epiphyte on trees and other plants in tropical dry areas from near sea level to 1600 meters above sea level.
 It is an epiphytic perennial, medium-sized species, which reaching 26-30 cm in diameter and 17-20 cm in length, with a small, only 12-25 cm high and wide rosette form from 10-27 cm long, triangular to filiform acuminate, without distinction between sheath and blade, 15-20 mm wide, silvery grey or grey-blue, flexible, lepidote soft and velvety leaves.
 This air plants blooms from late spring to late summer with 3 to 12, rosy-red to pale lavender-pink with 3 sepals and 3 petals, funnel-shaped flowers with spreading terminal lobes and green-pink floral bracts.

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Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

Tillandsia gardneri care and culture

TILLANDSIA GARDNERI CARE AND CULTURE

 Cultural information should only be used as a guide, and should be to be adapted to suit you. Your physical location; where you grow your plants, how much time you have to devote to their care, and many other factors, will need to be taken into account. Only then can you decide on the cultural methods that best suit you and your plants.

Light and temperature:

 Tillandsia gardneri loves powerful and bright light, without direct sun in the hottest hours (from 12 to 16, when it needs protection with a curtain or with a little shade of other plants).
 During the spring-summer period, it likes to stay outdoors, in a position protected from excessive rains and possibly from the direct sun of lunchtime.
 It is quite resistant to cold and with appropriate adaptation it can withstand low temperatures: up to 2-3 ° C.

Mounting:

 This species refer to be mounted on a solid substrate that does not retain water. You can glue the plant directly to the surface with a strong adhesive, or you can wire the plant to the base. Don't cover the base of the plant with moss or it may rot. It can be grown on almost any imaginable decorative mount, including shells, rocks, slate, driftwood, etc. They can also be grown on slabs of bark or tree fern fiber which allow the plants to dry out between waterings.

Watering:

 Tillandsia gardneri should be water frequently and abundantly: every day during the hot months, especially when they are placed outdoors (in this case during the summer it also gets water twice a day); in winter, the interval between waterings can be 2-3 days (if the air is not excessively dry: ie the humidity is at least 50%).

Fertilizer:

 Fertilizing is not absolutely necessary to survival, but will increase the growth and vigor of the plants and their blooms. This species need a fertilizer that can be absorbed directly in to the plant via the leaves and use Bromeliad fertilizer (17-8-22) twice a month in summer, once a month in winter is recommended.

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