Tillandsia Duratii
Tillandsia Duratii
Tillandsia Duratii
Tillandsia Duratii

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

The Tillandsia duratii is one of the bigger varieties in the Tillandsia Genus within the Bromeliaceae family. Native to Bolivia, Paraguay, and northern Argentina, these monocarpic air plants grow anywhere between 60 cm to 100 cm. The green Tillandsia duratii thick leaves are covered by silvery or grey hair, which usually curls around tree branches to grow as rosettes. This slow-growing plant can bloom anytime when an inflorescence stalk appears with multiple purple, white, or cream flowers. It is one of the fewer Tillandsias that bears fragrant flowers that last for almost a month. While this variety prefers shaded light, it exhibits different growth patterns with different light and water conditions.


Growth Rate

This beautiful air plant has a slow-growth rate. 


Flowering

It blooms any time during the year with a long-stalked inflorescence bearing three-petaled fragrant purple, white, and cream flowers.


Watering and Feeding

An important aspect of Tillandsia duratii care is watering. Mist the plant three to four times a week during summers and once a week during winters. Submerging the plant in a water-filled bowl is also good enough. Ensure that the plant is dried well within hours of misting or dunking.


Soil

Being an air plant, the Tillandsia duratii does not require soil for growth. 


Hardiness

This plant is not frost-hardy and grows abundantly in the hardiness zone 9 to 11. However, it may not be able to tolerate temperatures less than 32° F (0° C).


Light

Tillandsia duratii prefers partial to full shade to thrive.


Propagation

Offsets at the base of the plant are ideal for propagation.


Exquisite Tillandsia species are immensely popular as ornamental plants. You can find Tillandsia duratii for sale on Planet Desert. 

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Tillandsia Duratii

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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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