Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica
Xerographica

*Air plant only, cholla pot sold separately

 The ‘King of Air Plants,’ Tillandsia Xerographica, is commonly known as Giant Tillandsia. Belonging to the Bromeliaceae Genus, the Tillandsia Xerographica air plant has its origin in Central America, specifically in Guatemala, Southern Mexico, El Salvador, and Honduras. Tillandsia Xerographica size is impressive with 50-90 cm in diameter and 6-15 inches in height. With its silver-gray leaves curling and spiraling around the plant, the Xerographica plant is slow-growing as epiphytes and lithophytes. The soilless air plant, in native conditions, is found on the top of forest canopies as it prefers direct bright sunlight. This monocarpic plant bears a single inflorescence, bisexual tubular Tillandsia Xerographica flowers that are red to purple in color.

Growth Rate
Air plant Tillandsia Xerographica is slow-growing. The typical Tillandsia Xerographica lifespan is about twenty years.

Flowering
Mature and large Tillandsia Xerographica blooms between spring and summer, and it takes years to flower. A single spiky inflorescence bears bisexual red to purple Tillandsia Xerographica blooms.

Watering and Feeding
Tillandsia Xerographica large and small ones prefer arid conditions since these are xeric plants. Xerographica care involves soaking and misting. How to water Tillandsia Xerographica is a common question. Soaking involves placing the plant in a deep bowl upside down from half an hour to one hour once or twice a month. Letting your air plant dry after submerging is essential to prevent Tillandsia Xerographica rot. Rain and tap water are the best options. The Tillandsia Xerographica plant does not need fertilization; however, low-nitrogen fertilizers are suitable for healthy blooming and pup production.

Soil
The Xerographica Tillandsia does not need soil for growth. In nature, the plant attaches to rocks and tall branches.

Hardiness
This air plant variety lies in the hardiness zones of 9 to 11. An essential Tillandsia Xerographica care is that it cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.

Light
Another aspect of Xerographica air plant care is that it loves bright & direct full sun.

How to Propagate?
Tillandsia Xerographica pups formed after the death of the flower at the base is the ideal way of their propagation.


The Tillandsia Xerographica mini and adult plants are stunners in landscaping, balconies, and gardens. Its displays include mounted displays and holders like terrariums and aeriums! Buy Tillandsia Xerographica for sale from Planet Desert.

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Xerographica

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Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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