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Tillandsia aeranthos

Distributed in southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina at altitudes from 0 to 200 m.

Tillandsia aeranthos

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) aeranthos (Loiseleur) L. B. Smith (1943)

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Features

  • Very sturdy species. High degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Blooms every year under good condition, and propagates well.
  • There are many variations such as Slender type.

Cultivaton tips

Informations summarized here are based on our experiences, and TrekGEO does not guarantee the results by cultivating in the same or similar conditions described here. Even a species of Tillandsia differs substantially between individuals, and is very sensitive in changes of environments. Applicatons of any idea inspired by this site should be at your own risks.

Very high watering frequency cultivation

Grows very well. Blooms every year. 2 pups grow from a foliage every 1-2 years.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Very low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well although blooming frequency is lower. A dispatched foliage blooms once every 2 years, and a clump every year.

Cultivation Log

  • May 2017 It bloomed.
  • Mar 2017 Flower spikes began to grow from 3 foliages of the clump.

  • Jul 2016 2 pups from each foliage, 8 pups as a whole, began to grow from the base of the each flower spike.
  • May 2016 It bloomed.
  • Mar 2016 Flower spikes began to grow from all foliages of the 4-foliage clump.

  • Jul 2015 4 pups of the clump have grown up to the same size as the original foliages.

  • Jul 2014 2 pups began to grow from the base of the each flower spike.
  • May 2014 Branched 2 foliages began to bloom at the same time.

  • Jul 2010 2 pups began to grow at the base of the flower spike.
  • May 2010 It bloomed.

  • Jul 2008 A pup began to grow at the base of the flower spike.
  • May 2008 It bloomed
  • May 2008 A flower spike began to grow.

  • Jan 2007 The pup is the same size as the original foliage.

  • Jul 2006 A pup began to grow at the base of the flower spike.
  • Apr 2006 It bloomed
  • Apr 2006 A bright red flower spike began to grow.

  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Apr 2003 Bloomed and pupped. It grows slowly.
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