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Featured Plant: Air plants

Posted by Ema Hegberg on

Air plants can be confusing. A plant that doesn’t need to be planted? In fact, it doesn’t want to be planted? Or watered much? Really?  Really.  They’re funny little things, members of the tillandsia genus. And while they’ve been in vogue for a number of years, there’s still a lot of mystery about that. Where are their roots? Why don’t they need to be watered? Should they be submerged in water or misted? Well, let’s clear up some of those mysteries and let you in on the secrets of the wonderfully strange air plant.    What’s with the “air” thing? ...

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