Tillandsia fuschii - oozing?

misszephieApril 27, 2013

Hi there,

It's my first time caring for bromeliads, so bear with me. My T. fuschii started to ooze some clearish, yellowy substance at the base. Is this normal? If it's not, how do I treat it?

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auron22(6b OH)

I grow 3 tillandsia, but none are fuchsii. How often do you mist and/or dunk them? The bottom does not look normal at all to me. The only thing I can think of is over/under watering. 2-3 times a week I take my tillandsia over the sink and heavily mist them till they are completely wet, hold it upside down and shake off excess water. Then I place them upside down somewhere with good airflow to let dry. Once dry I put them back where I want them. I fertilize once a month. I also very lightly mist all of my plants once a day in the morning. My house it too dry for dunking once a week, the tips get brown. Every morning I lightly mist all of my plants.

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