Tillandsia Melanocrater Tricolor small
Tillandsia Melanocrater Tricolor small
Tillandsia Melanocrater Tricolor small
Tillandsia Melanocrater Tricolor small
Tillandsia Melanocrater Tricolor small

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

Tillandsia tricolor melanocrater is a tall air plant from the genus Tillandsia. Noted for vertical growing leaves, this charming green plant grows from 5 to 7 inches in height. Tillandsia tricolor is recognized by its common name “Sky plant”. With its origin in Mexico, this slow-growing variety of air plants belongs to the Bromeliaceae family. A pride for every air plant lover, Sky flower plants fit perfectly in arrangements that keep them upright! Additionally, Tillandsia tricolor care is quite manageable!

Growth Rate
Tillandsia tricolor v. melanocrater is a delicate air plant that is slow-growing.

The majority of the year, sky plants bloom in stunning pink-purple colors. The vibrant flowers are a visual pleasure and give a splash of color to any setting.

Just like other air plants, Tillandsia tricolor is a perennial evergreen that needs minimal watering. Spraying twice a week works great. Ensure to let your Sky plant dry out after watering.

Tillandsia tricolor melanocrater does not require soil to thrive. Instead of soil, you can use sand, pebbles, and rocks. Besides, fertilization is beneficial once or twice a year.

This stunning air plant of the genus Tillandsia belongs to the hardiness zone of 9 to 11.

Bright indirect sunlight is preferred by the Tricolor air plant. Avoid placing it in a sunny spot for too long.

You can propagate Tillandsia melanocrater tricolor either by seeds or by removal of offsets.

This lively air plant can be utilized as an ornamental plant and can also be grown in desert climates, or as a houseplant! Buy your Sky plant to upgrade your air plant collection.

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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.


($50 Promo not valid for Houseplant heat packs)

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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