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How do you make air plants bigger?
If you want to give your plants an extra boost, you can fertilize them once a month in addition to regular waterings, which will encourage faster growth, blooming, and pup formation. Take a look at and purchase our specially formulated Tillandsia fertilizer to promote your air plant's growth!
How long does it take for air plants to get big?
Air plants don't grow quickly – in fact, they are very slow growers. Air plants grown from seeds take at least a month or two to germinate, and then 4-8 years to emerge into bigger to mature plants. Their growth will be especially slow for the first 2-3 of years or so.
Do air plants continue to grow?
An air plant may flower—but only once in its lifetime.
Flowering is the peak of the air plant life cycle, but also marks the beginning of the plant's old age – after it flowers, the plant will eventually die,” notes retailer Pistils Nursery.
How tall do air plants grow?
The foliage may be silver or green, spiky or fuzzy, and some produce flowers in shades of red, pink or purple that last from a few days to a few months. Most air plants are tiny, ranging from 2" to 12" tall.
How big do Tillandsia air plants get?
A full-grown Tillandsia Bulbosa produces large bulbous bases that can range between 2 to an astounding 9 inches in circumference and 18 inches in height. Their narrow, curled up leaves can spread to a length of 8 to 10 inches.