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Tillandsia - Graomogolensis (Fragrant)


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Description: Tillandsia Graomogolensis is rare in nature and is said to only be found in Grao Mogol, Brazil (hence the name). The plant has a similar shape to T. Streptocarpa, however the leaves are much fuzzier due to the thick layer of coarse trichomes on their surface. The plant's flowers are a solid, dark blue and are sweetly fragrant. If grown in bright light with good airflow, the plant will produce many offsets and quickly form a large clump. Being a Xeric species, this plant thrives when it is mounted in a bright, dry position with good air flow.

Position: They should receive bright, indirect sunlight. Indoors, an east or west facing window area is ideal. Outdoors under partially shaded conditions is fine but in the colder states protection from frost is required, so an undercover or indoors area is more appropriate. 

Watering: As a general rule, a plant in a hot position will require watering every 2-3 days. In a dark, humid environment watering once per week can often be adequate. This can be achieved by misting or dunking the plant. If outdoors, a hose can be used. When dunking a plant, leave submerged in a bowl of water for 10-20 minutes before shaking off excess water. Air plants love to dry out completely between each watering and must never have water sitting at their base as this will cause the plant to rot.

Fertilisation: We recommend fertilising your Air Plants once a fortnight in the warmer months and once a month through winter. We sell Air Plant Fertiliser in our "Decor" section and this bottle can be diluted to create 1L of fertiliser.

Each living plant is unique and may vary slightly in size, colour or shape depending on the season. Flowering plants are sent when available.