Let's position the plants where they can enjoy a good source of light,yet avoiding direct sunshine, which could cause antiaesthetic burnings on the foliage. Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can take in the solar rays during the coolest hours of the day.We advise cultivating the the Tillandsia caput-medusae in a covered place, in an apartment or green house, as they don't like temperatures below 15įC: during late Spring they can be moved outdoors.
Fertilize Tillandsia caput-medusae
During this period of the year it's good to fertilize our plants every 15-20 days; letís choose a specific fertilizer, for house plants, flowering or green ones, to add to the water used to irrigate. We should prefer fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour flowering and the development of new vegetation.
Cultivation Tillandsia caput-medusae
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Tillandsia caput-medusae is a perennial herb plant. The Tillandsia caput-medusae Is medium in size; in spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a green colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Water Tillandsia caput-medusae
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 1-2 weeks . Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Pests Tillandsia caput-medusae
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Mold Tillandsia caput-medusae
Letís grow these apartment plants in a very well drained soil.
Plant Tillandsia caput-medusae
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.