Brachycaulos can be found naturally in various parts of central America at elevations of 600 - 1,200 meters. Brachycaulos can handle both high and low light levels, but will grow faster and have a deeper red bloom when given higher amounts of bright, filtered light.
Brachycaulos is a well known air plant for its deep green coloration and interesting growing patterns. This is a plant that prefers bright, indirect light and frequent waterings. You will notice that when your Brachycaulos comes into bloom, it will turn a shade of red then return to green after its blooming cycle. These Brachycaulos have been treated to enhance the natural red coloring.
ir plants in general prefer bright indirect light, good air circulation, higher humidity, and regular mist or 15 min water bath once a week.