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Air Plants: No Soil Added

Blaire Benson

There are more than 650 types of plants including Tillandsias and epiphytes that can grow and thrive without soil. These plants add texture and fun to any room and kids can easily help care for them—what kid doesn’t love a spray bottle full of water?

Below are a few helpful guidelines to keeping your air plants thriving:

  1. First things first, they need air! Make sure they have access to constant air circulation.
  2. Mist daily, except in winter—then mist 1-2 times a week.
  3. Use a low-nitrogen liquid fertilizer (especially designed for air plants) monthly throughout spring and summer.
  4. Your air plants love warm weather, but shouldn’t get full sun. They also won’t do well if their environment drops below 45 degrees.

Come see us when you’re ready to add to your plant collection, minus the soil!