Tillandsia Caput Medusae, Weird rounded leaves appear to be curling and slithering up on this plant that can grow to 12 inches or more. Beautiful purple tubular flowers emerge from a red flower spike or spikes, as some plants may send up multiples. Air Plants are so simple to grow and care for. Simply spritz occasionally and walk away. Perfect for the vivarium or terrarium gardener. These are very healthy plants.
The growth rate, bloom and leaf color of Tillandsia Caput Medusae will vary greatly depending on soil type if used, sunlight, temperature and other factors. Lower leaves are often trimmed prior to shipping to reduce transpiration and travel stress.
Tillandsia Caput Medusae are very easy to grow plants that require little care. They add a wonderful accent to any outdoor space, garden or patio. In very cold zones Tillandsia Caput Medusae can be brought inside for the winter months.
When you receive your new Tillandsia Caput Medusae, there is no need to worry about planting, ever. Your new plant can be enjoyed indoors by simply placing it in a filtered sun location and misting it on occasion.
Tillandsia Caput Medusae grow very well with no container. Whatever location you choose, be sure to keep Tillandsia Caput Medusae out of direct sun and mist occasionally.
Tillandsia Caput Medusae enjoy moist, well drained moss. The use of soil will generally cause the plant to rot.
GROW ZONE & LIGHT
Best outdoors if grown in Zone 9-11, find your zone here. This Tillandsia Caput Medusae requires 65-80% sunlight. Depending on your location filtered sun is best. In the northern end of their grow zone Tillandsia Caput Medusae plants should be brought indoors or protected during the winter months. The patio zone is 4b-11 which means the potted plant will flourish over the summer months in colder zones but must be brought inside before frost.
BEFORE YOU PLACE OUTDOORS
Here at Kens Nursery these plants are grown under 20-40% shade cloth. If you place directly in full sun you may experience leaf burn. It is best to acclimate this plant to its environment by keeping it outside and slowly moving it into a sunny area over a week or two to avoid stress.
WHAT IS THE SHIPPING SIZE
All Tillandsia Caput Medusae for sale will vary in size. In the spring, plants are often smaller than plants shipped in the fall.
Note: Before leaving, Tillandsia Caput Medusae are inspected and watered. Your new plant is then bagged. Then your plant is tissue or kraft paper wrapped and secured in place with natural biodegradable peanuts. You will be pleased.
You may want to buy Tillandsia Caput Medusae online now while they are in stock.