Spanish Moss

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Scientific name: Tillandsia usneoides
Synonym: Old man's beard, Spanish Moss, French Hair, Spanish Beard

  • Fantastic decor piece 
  • Adds an extra dimension to your Urban Jungle
  • Easy Care
  • The ultimate hanging plant

Spanish Moss is a delicate silvery-grey air plant that is often used to hang in trees or as a gorgeous decor piece without the need for soil.

As an airplant, this beautiful flowering plant adores warm humid conditions and bright indirect light. Hang is from curtain rails, your indoor tree of choice or off of a stylish decor piece to add that extra dimension to your Urban jungle.

Despite its name, Spanish Moss is found in America's growing from trees in warm moist swamplands, soaking up moisture and nutrients from the air, and got its name from French Explorers who likened it to the beards of Spanish conquistadors.

Fun fact: Tillandsia Usneoides is not a Moss at all and is actually relative of the Pineapple.

Please note: Tillandsia are non-toxic to pets and humans.

CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Follow these instructions to keep your Spanish moss happy and healthy

Light: Loves filtered bright light
Water: Soak once a week for 15 minutes in a bucket of water, and hang up in a well-ventilated room to dry.
Humidity: Thrives in medium to high humidity and benefits from daily misting.
Fertilizer: Feed once a month with a 1/4 strength balanced liquid feed in its soaking water.

We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days after day of order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days after day of order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days after day of order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days after day of order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.

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Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.

Choose a Nursery Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 

12cm

13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm

25cm

26 - 30cm

30cm

32 - 35cm

35cm

36 - 40cm

40cm

42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm

16cm

18 - 19cm

20cm

20cm

25cm

25cm

30cm

30cm

35cm

35cm

40cm

40cm

45cm

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