- Tillandsia juncea
Caring for your new leafy green friends
Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.
Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.
I need light to survive. Please give me light!
I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.
Tillandsia juncea is part of the Bromeliaceae family and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. These epiphytic plants are often called ‘Air Plants’ due to their minimal root structure and their ability to take nutrients from the air around them. This Tillandsia has a grassy appearance, it can reach up to 50cm in length. Tillandsia are covered in trichomes which absorb moisture from the air, in its natural environment, it would live on a host tree, absorbing nutrients from decaying matter and water from axils.
Approximately 25cm in length.
Light: This Tillandsia appreciates periods of full sun. You should grow it in a place that receives bright, filtered sunlight during the day. Be careful to not over-expose to light, as direct, intense light can cause the plant to develop burn marks.
Water: Soak Tillandsia in a bowl of tepid water once a week, alternatively you could mist it 2-3 times a week. After watering, gently shake excess water off so that no water remains trapped between the leaves. Good air circulation is important for Tillandsia.
Fertilising: Feed sparingly during the growing season, every other watering. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.
Humidity: Moderate humidity, 60%.
Tillandsia are non-toxic.
Delivery & Returns
Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected. We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.
Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.
Shipping & Delivery
We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.
We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.
We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer.
We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt. We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.
If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.
To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.
We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.