- Rare Plant
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Medium Light, Low Light)
- Above Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 3-4 inches
- Pet Safe
This unusual and rare air plant will certainly draw attention. For starters, the air plant Tillandsia Andreana doesn’t require any soil to grow and produces thin, delicate and wispy leaves with a ball-shaped habit. Originating from South and Central America, this stunning air plant can even flower, producing red blooms that contrast against its green foliage. This Andreana Air Plant is perfect for showing off in pride of place, either individually in a terrarium or as part of a display.
Best Locations For Growing Andreana Air Plant
The Andreana Air Plant will grow in any room as long as it is not placed in bright direct sunlight and is kept warm. However, it is such an eye-catching plant, you’ll want to put it somewhere it will get noticed.
Andreana Air Plant Sunlight Requirements
This air plant requires a bright spot, but out of direct sunlight, which can scorch its elegant foliage. An east- or west-facing room is ideal.
Andreana Air Plant Care
The Andreana Air Plant requires a warm environment and is best kept at a temperature of 60 - 90 °F. Preferring a humid atmosphere, this air plant also requires good ventilation to remain healthy. This plant is fairly low maintenance, but may require some occasional pruning. Any brown, dead or broken leaves can simply be trimmed back using clean and sharp scissors, and make any cuts at an angle to help the pruned stems blend.
Watering Andreana Air Plant
Generally, the Andreana Air Plant needs to be submerged in water for 30 minutes and then allowed to dry, once to twice a week, but possibly more often in warmer conditions. Harvested rainwater is advisable, as tap water can contain chemical compounds that may harm your precious air plants. Misting every few days can also prevent your Andreana Air Plant from drying out, especially when humidity levels are low.
Feeding Andreana Air Plant
Although not strictly necessary, feeding your Andreana Air Plant can help encourage it to bloom and produce offsets. Only use a specific Bromeliad or Tillandsia fertilizer and follow the manufacturer’s instructions, as over-feeding or using other fertilizers may burn the foliage.
Andreana Air Plant Information
|Light Exposure: Medium Light, Low Light
|Care Requirements: Easy
|Watering Requirements: Above Average - Water-loving. Mist 3-4 times a week or soak twice a week.
|Pet Friendly: Yes
|Kid Friendly: Yes
|Air Purifier: High
|Growth Rate: Slow
|Mature Height: 3-4 inches
|Mature Spread: 4-6 inches
|Flower Color(s): None
|Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Foliage Description: Lime Green
|Temperature: 50° - 80°F (10° - 27°C)
|Humidity: Best In Warm Environments
|Common Name: Andreana Air Plant
|Other Name(s): Air Plant
|Scientific Name: Tillandsia andreana
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.