5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Citron-Yellow Air Plant Overview
Found in Argentina and Brazil, this evergreen, perennial species grows along cliff faces and rocky outcrops, forming untidy clumps. It's an epiphytic plant and thus grows without the need for soil substrate. Best sited in bright light, foliage is narrow and linear, coloured grey-green. Produces scented yellow flowers which are small and tubular, these are held above the foliage on short, thin stalks.
Common problems with Citron-Yellow Air Plant
Generally problem free.
Citron-Yellow Air Plant Companion Plants
Generally grown along or on trees.
How to harvest Citron-Yellow Air Plant
How to propagate Citron-Yellow Air Plant
As air plant mature and run through its bloom cycle, it produces babies also known as "pups". Remove pup once it reaches a 1/3 of the size of the mother plant, or just let it clump.
Special features of Citron-Yellow Air Plant
Can be grown indoors, but special care needs to be taken with light and water requirements.
Use an airy, light medium.
Other uses of Citron-Yellow Air Plant
Grown for their beautiful foliage and flowers.
Air Plants (Tillandsia spp.)
The mysterious plants which needs only a spritz of water.