Tillandsia Albida large
Tillandsia Albida large
Tillandsia Albida large
Tillandsia Albida large
Tillandsia Albida large
Tillandsia Albida large
Tillandsia Albida large

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

Tillandsia albida, a native to Mexico where the plant is almost extinct now. Largely cultivated for ornamental reasons, this Bromeliaceae family member has distinct silver-colored rigid and thick leaves forming a rosette. When hung upside down, the leaves of this winter-dormant plant spiral around the caulescent stem to reach the light. Interestingly, the Albida species comes in varying heights - dwarf plants at about 15 cm, medium to extra large plants reach the height of 4 inches to 8 inches. Being an innate xeric, it prefers full sun and higher temperatures. The xerophyte bears red-colored inflorescences with cream flowers during the blooming season.​​

Growth Rate

The Albida tillandsia has a slow growth rate.

 

Flowering

The rosette gives rise to a crimson inflorescence bearing small cream flowers. This plant has the capacity to bloom at any time of the year.


Watering and Feeding

Misting or dunking is advised for Tillandsia albida. The air plant should be immediately dried up; else, it can rot to death. 


Soil

This air plant grows on solid substrata and grows well when hung upside down, getting the required nutrients from the air.


Hardiness 

The hardiness zones of the frost-intolerant Albida are 9 to 11. It is cold hardy and cannot tolerate temperatures less than 30° to 40°F (-1.1° to 4.4°C).


Light

It loves bright sunlight, filtered or indirect.


Propagation

The fastest and the best way of propagation is through offsets. Seed propagation is also possible but will take time.


Tillandsia albida is a must-have in your charming garden! A stunner air plant, you can now order the best quality from Planet Desert.

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Tillandsia Albida large

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If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

*PLEASE NOTE- If you are ordering both CACTI/SUCCULENTS and HOUSEPLANTS, you will need to purchase BOTH heat packs above to your cart.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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