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Air Plant Spotlight: Tillandsia Xerographica

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Tillandsia Xerographica have a distinct look, so it is easy to tell them apart from other air plant species. Xerographica are characterized by silver, curled leaves that contribute to the plant’s spherical shape, and their slow growing habits make them a great plant for owners to maintain and watch them thrive. Its name comes from Greek words “xero” and “graphica,” meaning “dry writing” or “dry painting.” 
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All Things Air Plant: A Dictionary for Air Plant Terms

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If you’re a novice plant enthusiast you may be wondering what all the scientific terms surrounding air plants mean. We don’t blame you! It can feel intimidating to begin learning about tillandsia when you don’t understand the complex terminology that comes along with them.
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Bright Sunlight and Air Plants: How Much Light Exposure Does Your Plant Need?

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Generally speaking, it's best to keep your air plants out of direct sunlight when possible. Each plant is unique, though, so different species of air plants might cause some variations in the care they need. A common cause of death for air plants is too much sun exposure.
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Air Plant Spotlight: Tillandsia Tectorum

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Tillandsia Tectorum, an air plant native to Ecuador and Peru, is a widely loved plant for good reason. Not only is this plant visually appealing with its whimsical, fuzzy trichomes, but it is also one of the easiest Tillandsias to tend to. Whether you’re an avid plant owner or a first-timer, this plant will thrive if you follow a few easy care instructions. 
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[Video] How to Make a Terrarium with Air Plants

[Video] How to Make a Terrarium with Air Plants

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You can display air plants in many ways! Our 6-year-old friend from California explains how to design your very own glass terrraiums with supplies from the Air Plant Shop.
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[Video] AirPlantShop.com Unboxing Experience

[Video] AirPlantShop.com Unboxing Experience

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Everyone gets excited when their new family of air plants arrive. Jenna Quinlin ordered a Funkiana Cluster. Watch as she unwraps, waters and displays her new tillandsia.
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[Video] Air Plants: Explained By a 6-Year-Old

[Video] Air Plants: Explained By a 6-Year-Old

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Our little friend from Irvine, California explains the basics of air plant care: Water, Light and  Air Circulation. She just might be the most eloquent 6-year-old we ever met!
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5 Ways to Design With Air Plants

5 Ways to Design With Air Plants

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Air Plants are extremely versatile when it comes to displaying and design in your home since they do not require dirt, heavy containers, or a large space to grow.
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Air Plant Spotlight: Spanish Moss

Air Plant Spotlight: Spanish Moss

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We’ve all seen it in the movies. It’s floats and sways like ghostly spirits as it hangs from large oak trees and cypress trees here in the deep south. Spanish Moss or Tillandsia usneoides is probably the most popular but least known air plant if that makes any sense. 
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What's Killing My Air Plants?

What's Killing My Air Plants?

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Although there is no definitive answer to figure out why any one particular air plant died, here is a list of topics to review when reflecting on the conditions and care of your beloved tillandsias.
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Winter Care for Air Plants

Winter Care for Air Plants

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Many Northerners love taking their air plants outside for the warm months but since air plants are a tropical species, they need to be brought indoors when the nights start to fall below 40 degrees.
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Jody's Video Series

Jody's Video Series

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Sick of Reading of Air Plants? Sit Back, Relax, & Watch Our YouTube Videos
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