- Rare Plant
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
- Above Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 4-5 inches
- Pet Safe
The Jonesii Air Plant, or Tillandsia Jonesii as it is botanically named, is a stunning air plant that is bound to get noticed. Producing thin green foliage with a purple tinge and purple flowers on a red flower spike, it really is an attractive specimen. Originating from Brazil, the Jonesii Air Plant prefers a warm and humid environment and is easy to care for.
Best Locations For Growing Jonesii Air Plant
The Jonesii Air Plant will grow in any room, as long as it is kept warm and away from temperature fluctuations. Just make sure it is placed somewhere it will be appreciated.
Jonesii Air Plant Sunlight Requirements
Tillandsia air plants require bright, but indirect sunlight. The Jonesii Air Plant is no different and can be placed near an east- or west-facing window. However, avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.
Jonesii Air Plant Care
The Jonesii Air Plant is best kept at a temperature of 65 - 85 °F. Preferring a humid atmosphere, this air plant also requires good ventilation to remain healthy. Dead or dying foliage can be cut away by making a slanted cut using a pair of clean and sharp scissors. Regular misting is recommended to prevent the plant from drying out.
Watering Jonesii Air Plant
Preferring high humidity, the Jonesii Air Plant will benefit from being submerged for 15 to 30 minutes in harvested rainwater once or twice a week. After watering, it is important to allow the plant to dry completely before replanting. Regular misting is advisable, especially in warmer conditions.
Feeding Jonesii Air Plant
Feeding your Jonesii Air Plant is not strictly necessary, but it may help encourage it to bloom and produce offsets for propagating. If you do choose to feed your Jonesii Air Plant, use a specific Bromeliad or Tillandsia fertilizer as instructed, as over-fertilizing your air plant may damage the foliage.
Jonesii Air Plant Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium 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: 4-5 inches
|Mature Spread: 2-3 inches
|Flower Color(s): Purple
|Flower Shade/Description: Purple
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Purple
|Foliage Description: Purple-Green
|Temperature: 50° - 90°F (10° - 32°C)
|Common Name: Jonesii Air Plant
|Other Name(s): Air Plant
|Scientific Name: Tillandsia jonesii
|Plant Type: House Plant
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 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.
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