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5 Ways to Display Air Plants
Air Plant Design

5 Ways to Display Air Plants

Air plants are a versatile and dirt-free way to brighten up any space. Find inspiration for your home or office with our top five display ideas!

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Top 5 Trending Air Plant Wedding Ideas
Air Plant Design

Top 5 Trending Air Plant Wedding Ideas

In recent years air plants have grown increasingly popular. We often see them in grand hotels as immaculate centerpieces or featured on huge walls of museums or given out to guests as party favors – and why not? They require less maintenance and last longer! This brilliant idea has now been picked up by wedding planners who make beautiful air plant wedding centerpieces, bouquets, alter features and so much more for their clients with less worry that the plants won't last the entire event.

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Air Plant Highlight: Tillandsia Ionantha
Air Plant Care

Air Plant Highlight: Tillandsia Ionantha

Tillandsia Ionantha is a staple air plant with its eye-catching colors and shape. What starts off as a small collection of green or silver leaves grows into a stunning air plant displaying colorful shoots and flowers. Ionantha are known to grow purple shoots that produce yellow or white flowers.

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Your Simplified Corporate Gift Guide
Air Plant City News & Updates

Your Simplified Corporate Gift Guide

Whether you work from home or in an office, plants are a lively way to spruce up any workspace. Air plants are the perfect gift for any colleague – not only do they brighten up your space, but they are also low-maintenance plants that will last a very long time.

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Air Plant Highlight: Spanish Moss
Air Plant Care

Air Plant Highlight: Spanish Moss

One of the most common yet unique air plants found here in the United States is the Tillandsia Usneoides, better known as Spanish Moss. Contradicting its name, Spanish Moss is neither Spanish nor moss but is a bromeliad that is indigenous to regions of Central and South America, parts of the Caribbean, and southern United States.

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What’s Killing My Air Plants?
Air Plant Care

What’s Killing My Air Plants?

Keeping any kind of plant alive can be difficult, especially for those who aren’t gifted with a natural green thumb. Luckily air plants are generally on the low maintenance side. These care tips will help your plants thrive!

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To Trim or Not to Trim Air Plant Roots
Air Plant Care

To Trim or Not to Trim Air Plant Roots

It is true, air plants do have roots! Air plant roots are completely natural. Due to live plant import restrictions, air plants are required to be trimmed at their original export farm–typically West Indies, Mexico and South America. This is why your air plants normally arrive root-less but it does not harm the plants.

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Our Top Picks for Mother's Day Gifts!
Air Plant Care

Our Top Picks for Mother's Day Gifts!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner–hint, hint! Luckily we curated a short list of the perfect air plant gifts for any and all types of moms. If you need more inspiration, we have a gift collection with even more options.

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Air Plant Pollination & Reproduction
Air Plant Care

Air Plant Pollination & Reproduction

Plants get pollinated and so do the air plants. You're probably wondering how this works for them. Well, in the rainforests they’re pollinated by birds, wind, and insects that come in contact with them.

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Why Air Plants Don't Need Soil
Air Plant Care

Why Air Plants Don't Need Soil

Like all plants, air plants have leaves, roots, and bloom but don't need soil to grow. Why? That's because air plants, aka Tillandsia, come from the family of epiphytes.

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The Air Plant Blooming Process
Air Plant Care

The Air Plant Blooming Process

Let’s begin with some background check on the blooming process of air plants. Just like all flowering plants, they bloom at the beginning of their reproductive cycle. Here’s a fun fact for you; air plants bloom only once throughout their lifetime…amazing, right?

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Air Plant Farming That’s Kind to the Environment
Air Plant City News & Updates

Air Plant Farming That’s Kind to the Environment

There are times when our customers ask us about our sustainability practices. They will want to know how we cultivate our Tillandsias and what effect, if any, there is on the plant’s natural environment

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Are You Searching for a Business Idea?
Air Plant City News & Updates

Are You Searching for a Business Idea?

Not only do we provide our gorgeous range of air plants to our retail customers; we also offer our beautiful plants to re-sellers and commercial businesses. Whether you’re just starting out your side business or you’re a larger, established supplier, we can help you with our amazing range of plants.

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Air Plant Nutritional Needs and Fertilizer
Air Plant Care

Air Plant Nutritional Needs and Fertilizer

Air plants have ingeniously evolved over time to store significant quantities of nutrients and moisture in the leaves of their plants. This makes them incredibly durable and very easy to look after.

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Air Plants & Trichomes
Air Plant Care

Air Plants & Trichomes

So, you’ve just purchased a gorgeous air plant and it’s starting to flourish. Trouble is, you’ve noticed a furry substance on the leaves of your air plant. Is it mold? Or worse still, is it something that you should be really concerned about?

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Starting An Air Plant Family With Pups
Air Plant Care

Starting An Air Plant Family With Pups

How cool is it knowing that your amazing Tillandsia will someday produce their very own baby air plants! And the cutest thing about these ‘baby’ air plants is that they’re affectionately known as pups.

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What on Earth are Tillandsias?
Air Plant Care

What on Earth are Tillandsias?

So, what the heck is a Tillandsia? Whilst it might sound like a mythical creature, or something contagious you’d rather not catch, a Tillandsia is simply the scientific name of what’s more commonly known as an air plant.

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Botany Encyclopedia: Epiphyte
Air Plant Care

Botany Encyclopedia: Epiphyte

The term epiphyte refers to any plant that grows upon or attached to another living plant. The term stems from the Greek epi- (meaning 'upon') and phyton (meaning 'plant'). These plants are sometimes called "air plants" because they do not root in soil.

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Receiving Your New Air Plants as Gifts
Air Plant Care

Receiving Your New Air Plants as Gifts

You open a box you receive the day before Christmas and it contains pretty plants but wait, they have no roots... The instructions say soak, but soak in what, where? Do I plant them? Do not plant them, do exactly as the note says, soak.

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Transitioning Your Air Plants from Winter to Summer
Air Plant Care

Transitioning Your Air Plants from Winter to Summer

As the winter months come to an end and the weather gets warmer, you have the opportunity to bring your plants outside for a summer vacation! Air plants are from tropical climates so they love the warmer weather.

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Winterizing Your Air Plants
Air Plant Care

Winterizing Your Air Plants

As the weather gets colder, it’s now time to move which ever air plants you have kept outdoors into your home! Air Plants are from tropical climates so if you live up north, it will likely be necessary to bring your plants inside for the winter months.

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Help! My Air Plant is Dying...
Air Plant Care

Help! My Air Plant is Dying...

Ever feel like pulling your hair out because NOTHING you do is working and your Tillandsia are dying? We’ve all been there. Sometimes it takes a bit of experimenting to identify exactly what  the problem is and adjustments are necessary

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How to Water Air Plants
Air Plant Care

How to Water Air Plants

Although air plants are generally very easy plants to care for, watering tends to be the make or break factor. Don’t worry though! We have some tips and tricks to make it easy and simple.

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Hot Sun & Air Plants: How to Find the Happy Medium
Air Plant Care

Hot Sun & Air Plants: How to Find the Happy Medium

As we have mentioned before, air plants do best with indirect sunlight. Too much sunlight will deplete the moisture from your air plants, and cause them to burn and eventually die if they are left in the sun too long.

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