Written by Maggie
Dec 30 2020
In the process of cultivating Tillandsia cyanea Linden ex K.Koch, it is best to use a mixture of peat soil and perlite as the cultivating soil. During the growth period, it is necessary to maintain a high air humidity and reduce the amount of watering after entering the winter dormancy period. Control the temperature at about 20-25℃, shading should be done when the temperature is higher than 35℃ in summer, and it should be moved indoors when the temperature is lower than 15℃, and ventilation is enough.
The substrate requirement is an important condition in how to grow tillandsia cyanea linden ex K.Koch. Tillandsia cyanea Linden ex K.Koch is more suitable for growing in acidic soil. When potting, you can choose peat soil and perlite according to 10:1 Proportional mixing is used to prepare culture soil. Before potting, spray an appropriate amount of formaldehyde solution in the pot soil for disinfection, and it can be used after two weeks.
Tillandsia cyanea Linden ex K.Koch likes to grow in a high-humidity environment. During the growth period, it is necessary to maintain the air humidity between 75% and 85%, which will promote the leaf color to be bright, and keep the pot soil moist during the seedling stage , And often spray water to moisturize the leaves. After entering the winter dormant period, you should water it every 2 weeks.
Tillandsia cyanea Linden ex K.Koch likes to grow in a warm and sunny environment. During the growth period, it is best to control the temperature at about 20～25℃. In summer, if the temperature is higher than 35℃, shading should be carried out. When it is time to move to the greenhouse for cultivation, in summer to avoid high temperature burns, a water spray method can be used to cool down.
Tillandsia cyanea Linden ex K.Koch is more suitable for growing in a ventilated and breathable environment. During the growth period, do not keep the plants in an overly enclosed environment for long-term maintenance, especially in summer, often open doors and windows to facilitate ventilation. Make the leaf color of Tillandsia cyanea Linden ex K.Koch more vivid, if the ventilation is not good, the plant is easy to grow and the leaf color will be dull.