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Is moss good for air plants?
Don't put sphagnum moss around an air plant. The moss holds too much moisture and can cause rot. Air plants can be grown outside. They may need to be watered more often if humidity is low.
What should I put my air plant in?
Air plants receive their nutrients from the surrounding air and moisture. So, it's easy to find them a place. Put them in regular pots, terrariums, frames, seashells, urchins, baskets, and bowls. You can also hang or attach them to wood, cork bark, and wreaths using wires, fishing lines, or glue.
How do you use moss on air plants?
What do you put in an air plant terrarium?
How do I get my air plant to grow a puppy?
The easiest way to propagate your air plant is to remove offsets, or pups, that grow from the base of the mother plant. One to three pups will appear after the plant's bloom cycle. Depending on the look you're going for, you may wish to leave the pups on the mother plant to create an air plant cluster.
Why are my air plants not growing?
Air plants are generally slow growers, especially xeric air plants. If your air plant is not growing, it could be caused by under watering (air plants love good watering), lack of sunlight, air exchange etc.
Can you grow air plants in rocks?
Air plants will grow on bushes, rocks, and shrubs. Other epiphytes include orchids (which grow on tropical trees) and many kinds of ferns.
Can air plants sit on gravel?
You don't need soil for your air plants to thrive, so no need to include it here. In fact the majority of air plants should NOT be planted in soil. You can easily layer moss, sand, or rock to create variation and texture in your terrarium.
How do air plants live without dirt?
Air plants are usually tiny, easy to grow, and they don't need soil. As the name implies, air plants absorb nutrients and water from the air through scales on their leaves. They're having a moment as houseplants because they're easy to care for and don't need much light to thrive.