Air Plant Light Requirements
Air plants like bright indirect light. Place them in the brightest area of your home or office. They also do well with supplemental lighting via a fluorescent light or grow lights.
Air Plant Watering Instructions
- Remove the plant from the frame.
- Place plant in container/sink containing filtered, spring or rainwater. If using tap water, allow water to sit for 24 hours for the chlorine to dissipate into the environment.
- Soak between 30 to 40min.
- Place Plants upside down on a paper towel, to allow all the water to drain off.
- Ensure Airplants drains completely before returning to the frame.
- Repeat watering every 1 to 2 weeks. Please see note below on how often to water your air plant
Important Notes on Watering
- Watering frequency depends on a number of factors:
- How dry your house is.
- Location of air plant in the house, because of different humidity conditions in each room. Such as bathrooms dishwashers etc.
- Time of the year, example hot summer requires more frequency cold wintesr less.
- Signs that your air plant needs to be watered more frequently:
- curling or rolling leaves
- leaves that fold together
- browning of the outermost leaves
Air Plant Care tips
Here are a few tips to consider other than watering and placement of your air plants.
- Any dead leaves can be removed by hand or trimmed with plant grooming shears.
- Any brown dead tips can be cut off at an angle using grooming shears
- Keep air plants away from any cold and hot draughts as this quickly dries them out
- Ideal temperature range for air plants: 10 °C to 32 °C