Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’


Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’


State:Flower age
Age:Adult Palnt
Type of Pot:Ceramic plate
Cultivation location:Exterior / Interior
Light Level:Shade

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Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’: A Modern Twist on the Classic Air Plant

Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ is a stunning and modern variety of the classic Tillandsia ionantha. It brings a special touch to any air plant enthusiast’s collection, combining the familiar beauty of ionantha with a unique and spiraled look.

A Spiral of Leaves:

Unlike the traditional Tillandsia ionantha, which has a star-shaped form, ‘Spike_New’ displays a spiral growth pattern. Its thin, triangular leaves gracefully curve and twist upwards, creating a compact and attractive form. This unusual characteristic makes ‘Spike_New’ a perfect choice for those seeking differentiated and visually interesting air plants.

Compact Beauty:

In addition to its spiral shape, Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ has a relatively compact size. It reaches an average height of 10-15 cm, making it ideal for cultivation in small spaces, closed terrariums, or as a decorative element on office desks or shelves.

Ease of Care:

Like other Tillandsia ionantha varieties, ‘Spike_New’ is known for being a low-maintenance air plant. It obtains water and nutrients from the air through trichomes on its leaves, eliminating the need for soil. Periodic soakings and good air circulation are sufficient to keep it healthy and vibrant.

A Touch of Color:

While Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ mainly exhibits silver-green tones, it can surprise during flowering. When it blooms, it produces a vibrant inflorescence, usually in shades of red, pink, or purple, which beautifully contrasts with the foliage and adds a touch of color to the environment.

Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’: Ideal for Modern Decoration

If you’re passionate about air plants and looking for a modern and differentiated option, Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ is the perfect choice. With its spiral shape, compact size, and ease of care, it brings a touch of freshness and contemporary design to any space.

Cultivation Tips:

  • Water your Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ by soaking it in water for 10-15 minutes, once or twice a week, depending on the climate and air circulation. Allow it to dry completely before placing it back on its support.
  • Provide bright filtered sunlight. Avoid direct intense sunlight for long periods.
  • Choose a support that allows complete water drainage and good air circulation, such as coconut husks, open tree trunks, or wire structures.
  • You can lightly mist your Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ between soakings, especially in dry climates.

With proper care, your Tillandsia ionantha ‘Spike_New’ will thrive, bringing a modern touch and charming natural element to your home.

Additional information

Weight0,5 kg
Dimensions10 × 10 × 10 cm


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