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Germination of

Tillandsia compacta

Compact Airplant, Small Air Plant, Compact Air Plant, Air Plant, Ball Moss, Silvery Tillandsia

Tillandsia compacta

Tillandsia seeds require a humid environment to germinate. Sow them on a moistened bed of sphagnum moss or a similar medium. Maintain high humidity, provide bright indirect light, and keep the medium consistently damp. Germination may take several weeks.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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