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Air Plant, Tillandsia Caput Medusae (Large) - Plant

Air Plant, Tillandsia Caput Medusae (Large) - Plant

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Embark on a botanical adventure with Vermi Organics' Air Plant, Tillandsia Caput Plant, an enchanting air plant that defies conventional gardening norms. Named after the mythical Gorgon, Medusa, this unique species captivates with its serpentine leaves and distinctive form. Hailing from the bromeliad family, Tillandsia caput medusae is a testament to nature's creativity and the beauty of unconventional flora. Explore the extraordinary features and possibilities that come with cultivating Tillandsia caput medusae, a botanical wonder that invites a touch of the mythical into your indoor or outdoor spaces.

About: Air Plant, Tillandsia Caput Plant, a member of the Bromeliaceae family, is a captivating air plant native to the forests of Central America and Mexico. Its name, inspired by the snakelike locks of the mythical Gorgon Medusa, perfectly captures the whimsical and intriguing nature of this bromeliad species. Vermi Organics is proud to offer Tillandsia caput medusae (Large), allowing plant enthusiasts to bring a touch of the fantastical into their homes and gardens.

Benefits: Beyond its fantastical appearance, Air Plant, Tillandsia Caput Plant offers several practical benefits for both indoor environments and plant enthusiasts. As an air plant, it contributes to improved air quality by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen during the day. Its low-maintenance nature and adaptability make Tillandsia caput medusae an ideal choice for unique and creative displays.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Tillandsia caput medusae (Large) is well-suited for both indoor and outdoor cultivation, making it a versatile addition to any plant collection. Indoors, it thrives in well-lit environments with good air circulation. Outdoors, it can be displayed in a variety of settings, such as gardens, terrariums, or hanging from structures.

Care: Caring for Tillandsia caput medusae ensures its optimal health and vibrant appearance. Here are key care tips:

  • Light: Provide bright, indirect light. Tillandsia caput medusae thrives in filtered sunlight and can tolerate some direct sunlight.
  • Watering: Submerge the air plant in room temperature water for 20-30 minutes every 1-2 weeks. Ensure thorough drying to prevent water accumulation in the base.
  • Air Circulation: Tillandsia caput medusae benefits from good air circulation. Avoid placing it in enclosed containers or areas with stagnant air.
  • Temperature: Maintain a warm and stable environment, with temperatures between 50°F to 90°F (10°C to 32°C).

Common Names: Tillandsia caput medusae is commonly known as the "Medusa's Head Air Plant," a name that aptly captures its unique and serpentine appearance. This common name emphasizes the plant's mythical inspiration and adds a touch of intrigue to its identity.


  • Size: Tillandsia caput medusae (Large) typically measures 6 to 10 inches in height, showcasing a robust and visually striking appearance.
  • Leaves: The plant features long, twisting, and curling leaves that resemble the serpentine locks of the mythical Medusa, creating an otherworldly and dynamic silhouette.
  • Color: Tillandsia caput medusae exhibits varying shades of green, with some specimens displaying hints of red or purple, especially during its blooming period.
  • Base: The base of the air plant forms a tight rosette, from which the serpentine leaves emerge, adding to the overall aesthetic.

Special Features: The special allure of Tillandsia caput medusae lies in its fantastical and serpentine appearance, paying homage to the mythical inspiration behind its name. The long, twisting leaves create a dynamic and almost magical silhouette, making it a standout choice among air plants. Tillandsia caput medusae's versatility allows for creative displays, making it a favorite among plant enthusiasts seeking a touch of the mythical in their collections.


  • Hanging Displays: Suspend Tillandsia caput medusae from decorative containers or structures to create visually stunning hanging displays, adding an element of fantasy to any indoor or outdoor setting.
  • Terrarium Focal Point: Incorporate this air plant into terrariums or glass containers to make it a focal point of interest, introducing a touch of the fantastical into miniature landscapes.
  • Garden Accent: Plant Tillandsia caput medusae in outdoor gardens or rock gardens to enhance the overall aesthetic and introduce an air of mystery.
  • Event Decor: Use air plants, including Tillandsia caput medusae, as distinctive elements in event decor, providing a modern and whimsical touch.
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