Air Plant Pests

Air Plant Pests

August 03, 2012 2 Comments

Mealybugs: These pests create a wax-like coating on the leaves. They have no wings, flat white in color and have softer bodies. Damage is created when they draw sap from the plant tissue using their mouths. If you believe you may have mealybugs, look in the areas where your stems and leaves meet.

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Air Plant Light Requirements

Air Plant Light Requirements

August 02, 2012 2 Comments

When discussing air plants and the lighting requirements, we usually refer to 3 main lighting types. Filtered, Dappled, and Full to Partial Sun.

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Air Plant Watering

Air Plant Watering

August 02, 2012 1 Comment

Proper watering, air circulation, proper sunlight and medium temps (fifty to ninety degrees) are the keys for air plant care. Different varieties can require different environments to flourish. 

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Bromeliads

Bromeliads

June 14, 2012

Bromeliads consist of a wide variety of plants with the ability to flourish in a diverse set of climates. The appearance of their foliage is also varied. The leaves can appear symmetrical or irregular in shape.

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What are Epiphytes?

What are Epiphytes?

May 23, 2012 4 Comments

Plants come in all shapes and sized and live in diverse climates and ecosystem. From the hardy arctic plants of the north to underwater phytoplanktons that live near deep sea hydrothermal vents, all of these plants have adapted to their environments and carved out niches that have allowed them to thrive on this planet.

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