Caring instructions for Air Plants

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

Watering Process

  1. Remove the plant from the frame.
  2. 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.
  3. Soak between 30 to 40min.
  4. Place Plants upside down on a paper towel, to allow all the water to drain off.
  5. Ensure Airplants drains completely before returning to the frame.
  6. 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

2 thoughts on “Caring instructions for Air Plants

  1. Avatar
    Sylvia Joffe says:

    Thank you for the information about the air plants.I love your stand at the expo today.I wish you all and more with your business.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *