Tillandsia Araujei

R50.00

Tillandsia Araujei is a bright green air plant with a long stem. It produces salmon-pink to white flowers. The leaves are stiff and curved and prefers to grow in a well-lit area. This species is from Brazil and can be seen growing on rocky surfaces or bushes.

The name “araujei” comes from the a river near which this species grows naturally by – the Rio Ara├║jo.

This air plant produces rose-colored flower bracts with white flowers.

Grows best hung up and allowed to drape, eventually producing a graceful, waterfall-like clump.

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Description

Tillandsia Araujei is a species of air plant endemic to Brazil. It has stiff, pine-needle leaves that are a bright green color. This air plant forms a long stem from which the leaves develop out of. The stem has several roots extending out of it from which it can attach to a rock face or tree branch. Tillandsia Araujei does well growing mounted on a piece of wood or bark.

The air plant produces long, rose-colored bracts with white flowers. The species grows into a clump that can be divided. This species does well grown hanging from its stem. This prevents water catching in the leaves and causing rot.

Tillandsia Araujei has short, curved leaves having adapted to drying quickly from heavy rains. They can not tolerate low light and will perish. Place in good natural lighting spots. It can be grown inside, like most other Tillandsias, but ensure that you water/mist it sufficiently.

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Tillandsias // Air Plants

We have an extensive collection of Tillandsias. They are an incredible epiphyte that grows naturally in Central and South America. They are simply magical and do well as a standalone piece or displayed in a terrarium or mount. These are some of our favorites:

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