Tillandsia Caput-Medusae small
Tillandsia Caput-Medusae small
Tillandsia Caput-Medusae small
Tillandsia Caput-Medusae small
Tillandsia Caput-Medusae small

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

The Tillandsia caput medusae plant belongs to the Bromeliaceae family. This adorable air plant has an unusual appearance and makes for a good addition to greenhouses as well. With gorgeous thick silvery green leaves, Caput medusae pictures also turn out to be fantastic. It grows from 15 to 40 cm in height and has its origin in Mexico. Caput medusae cactus is commonly known by its common names “Medusa's head” and “Octopus plant”. These flowering air plants look attractive and are easy to care for.

This plant blooms once in a lifetime. The purple and white color of the Tillandsia caput medusae flower is indeed striking. The blossoms are seen in early summer and are a visual treat.

Tillandsia caput medusae watering guide is not very complex. This flowering air plant requires frequent misting during hot months. You can also give it a good soak once a month. Let your plant dry out after watering to avoid the chances of rot.

Medusa's head gains its nutrients from the air instead of the soil. It also needs occasional fertilization for better health.

T. caput medusae is hardy in zones 9 to 11. As it is frost intolerant, it is better to place your Medusa air plant indoors if you live in regions with temperatures less than 55°F (12°C).

Like other air plants, Tillandsia caput-medusae prefers bright indirect light. Although it can survive in direct full sun for a while, it does the best in partial shade.

You can propagate your Caput medusae air plant by cuttings or by offsets called pups.

Its pronunciation may seem difficult but Caput medusae air plant care is quite simple! This low-maintenance indoor plant adds an exotic touch to any setting with its snake-shaped leaves. When properly cared for, Tillandsia medusa becomes beginner-friendly as well!

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Tillandsia Caput-Medusae small

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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.



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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