Spanish moss growing epiphyte leaf plant of the genus Tillandsia also known as Tillandsia usneoides, Spanish moss perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics, desert climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 7+.
Spanish moss leaves
Leaves color gray-white like hair soft wavy and curly growing connected to each other, leaves absorb moisture from the rain or humidity, plant grow on objects without soil.
Flower color green, purple or white with 3 petals.
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Requirements for Spanish moss growing and care:
Hang on, or sit on location, watering by spray or washing, more than 10C, watering depend on the weather in the summer once a week, in hot location need twice and also depend on the location, humidity, indoor or outdoor, in winter need once a week or every two weeks, in mild winter or not at all in wet winters, more than 3C, soft water (rain water or clean)
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes in order to get the same cultivars
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to hard water
When is the best time to plant a Spanish moss / plant:
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, fungal, slugs, snails,
How to prune:
Dead and infected leaves
Size of the plant?
5cm-3m, 2 inches-10 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Most of the year
General information about the flower:
Green, purple or white flower with 3 petals