The Tillandsia melanocrater tricolor is a unique air plant with stiff leaves that grow upward in a vertical shape. Because of its height and unique shape, this plant looks great nestled in a holder or centered in a display amidst other air plants. The Tillandsia melanocrater tricolor prefers indirect light and moderate waterings. In its bloom cycle, this striking air plant will blush a reddish-purple color, and will omit a yellow and red bloom tract with purple flowers.
Learn more about species specific care for the melanocrater tricolor in our article Tillandsia Spotlight: Melanocrater Tricolor.
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- Bright to moderate indirect light
- Water 2-3 times a week depending on environment and species
- Good air circulation
- Temperatures between 50F-95F
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