Juncifolia Red Air Plant

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$17.99
  • Easy-Care Plant
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
  • Above Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 5.5 -7 inches
  • Pet Safe

The long, thin foliage of the Juncifolia Red Air Plant is a deep green color and may develop a blush or dark purple hue, depending on the amount of light received. The wispy foliage provides texture, while the subtle reddish hue adds an unexpected pop of color. Air plants are unique because they grow without soil. Perch this plant on a shelf or desk, or suspend it from a hanger to create a stunning visual element. 

Best Locations For Growing Juncifolia Red Air Plant

The Juncifolia Red Air Plant is easy to grow and can handle most conditions, but it thrives in humid areas, making it a good choice for bathrooms or kitchens. The wispy foliage and unique habit make this plant intriguing, so it may be best to place it up high away from curious little ones.

Juncifolia Red Air Plant Sunlight Requirements

Low indirect light is best for the Juncifolia Red Air Plant. This air plant can handle direct sunlight early in the morning or late in the afternoon when the sun is not as intense.

Juncifolia Red Air Plant Care

Juncifolia Red Air Plants are hardy and low maintenance, but a few care requirements are necessary for this beauty to thrive. Juncifolia Red Air Plant requires frequent misting. Additionally, place this plant in an area with good airflow to reduce the chance of rot. Avoid unnecessarily handling the plant. It can be tempting to inspect the air plant and look at the grass-like foliage, but overhandling increases the odds of breaking the foliage, and oil from your skin can damage the plant.

Watering Juncifolia Red Air Plant

Misting daily or every other day is the most common way to water Juncifolia Red Air Plants. Other watering methods include submerging the entire plant in water a couple of times during the week or allowing the plant to soak in water for an hour or two each week.

Feeding Juncifolia Red Air Plant

Feeding Juncifolia Red Air Plant can help the plant look its best and promote blooming. Fertilize using quarter-strength water-soluble fertilizer or plant food specifically for air plants.

Juncifolia Red 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
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 5.5 -7 inches
Mature Spread: 1-2 inches
Flowering: Yes
Flower Color(s): Green, Red
Flower Shade/Description: Green and Red
Fragrant: Yes
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green, Red
Foliage Description: Reddish-Green
Temperature: 50° - 80°F (10° - 27°C)
Humidity: Prefers Dry Environments
Common Name: Juncifolia Red Air Plant
Other Name(s): Red Air Plant
Scientific Name: Tillandsia juncifolia 'Red Hybrid'
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

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.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

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

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • 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.