Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large
Tillandsia Harrisii large

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

Tillandsia harrisii belongs to the Bromeliaceae family. A native of Guatemala, the saxicolous species is a fast-growing Tillandsia reaching a height of 6 to 8 inches. It is marked by thin pointed leaves, mostly silvery in color, forming rosettes. The leaves also have hair-like needled structures called trichomes on their surface that reflect light giving a silver-gray color to the foliage. This winter-dormant air plant gives birth to an inflorescence with purple funnel-shaped flowers surrounded by red bracts. The T. Harrisii grows well and fast in ​​direct sunlight to diffused light.

Growth Rate

Tillandsia harrisii air plant is fast-growing.

 

Flowering

The plant flowers at least after a year or two after maturity. It can bloom anytime with an inflorescence shooting up to 5 inches bearing purple-colored tubular Tillandsia harrisii flowers.


Watering and Feeding

A tip for Tillandsia harrisii care is that it should be misted or submerged in tap or rainwater at least thrice a week during the hot season. During the cold season, once a week is enough.

Soil

Aerial plants like T. Harrisii do not need soil for growth as they grow on tree barks, wood, etc. 

 

Hardiness

This unusual air plant grows well in hardiness zones 9b to 11b. It can tolerate minimum temperatures up to 40° F (4.4° C).


Light

It loves bright direct sunlight. However, during the noon hours, filtered light works the best. In case the light received is insufficient, you will find your Tillandsia harrisii black in color.


Propagation

Offsets or pups at the base are best to propagate Harrisii plants.


Tillandsia harrisii is more than a beautiful soft aerial plant adding an exotic look to your collection. It also is a good air purifier absorbing harmful elements from the air. 

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Tillandsia Harrisii large

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

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*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

Tillandsia harrisii belongs to the Bromeliaceae family. A native of Guatemala, the saxicolous species is a fast-growing Tillandsia reaching a height of 6 to 8 inches. It is marked by thin pointed leaves, mostly silvery in color, forming rosettes. The leaves also have hair-like needled structures called trichomes on their surface that reflect light giving a silver-gray color to the foliage. This winter-dormant air plant gives birth to an inflorescence with purple funnel-shaped flowers surrounded by red bracts. The T. Harrisii grows well and fast in ​​direct sunlight to diffused light.

Growth Rate

Tillandsia harrisii air plant is fast-growing.

 

Flowering

The plant flowers at least after a year or two after maturity. It can bloom anytime with an inflorescence shooting up to 5 inches bearing purple-colored tubular Tillandsia harrisii flowers.


Watering and Feeding

A tip for Tillandsia harrisii care is that it should be misted or submerged in tap or rainwater at least thrice a week during the hot season. During the cold season, once a week is enough.

Soil

Aerial plants like T. Harrisii do not need soil for growth as they grow on tree barks, wood, etc. 

 

Hardiness

This unusual air plant grows well in hardiness zones 9b to 11b. It can tolerate minimum temperatures up to 40° F (4.4° C).


Light

It loves bright direct sunlight. However, during the noon hours, filtered light works the best. In case the light received is insufficient, you will find your Tillandsia harrisii black in color.


Propagation

Offsets or pups at the base are best to propagate Harrisii plants.


Tillandsia harrisii is more than a beautiful soft aerial plant adding an exotic look to your collection. It also is a good air purifier absorbing harmful elements from the air. 

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