Tillandsia ionantha

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Full sun or partial sun. In hot climates, provide some shade in the afternoon. In winter find a bright place. It is sensitive to strong frosts. Optimal temperature range of 15 to 45 degrees Celsius.
The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: 15

It absorbs all the water and nutrients it needs from the air, it should not be watered as often. They are extremely drought tolerant.

By plant division or by seeds.

Very resistant to pests and diseases.

Ii grows naturally on trees and does not need soil.

Scientific name:
Tillandsia ionantha
Pityrophyllum gracile, Tillandsia ionantha var. van-hyningii, Tillandsia ionantha var. zebrina, Tillandsia rubentifolia, Tillandsia scopus.
It is found in Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Natural Habitat:
Mainly epiphytic on deciduous trees


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