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Tillandsia albida

Endemically distributed in Mexico at altitudes from 1,300 to 1,500 m.

Tillandsia albida

Tillandsia (Allardtia) albida Mez and Purpus (1916)



  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Foliages can be divided by cutting in the middle of long stems.

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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Very low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well. The stem grows 3 cm in a year.

Cultivation Log

  • Sep 2018 A pup began to grow at the base of the flower spike.
  • Jul 2018 It bloomed.
  • Mar 2018 A flower spike began to grow. The foliage is approximately 80 cm long.

  • Jul 2017 They became 40 cm long.

  • Mar 2016 It keeps growing.

  • Mar 2009 Still it keeps growing. As they are 50 cm long, I cut in the middle of the stems. Toal 3 foliages.

  • Oct 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.

  • Jul 2005 It is grown up to 1 m long. Cutting in the middle of the stem, it pups from the bottom-side stem. Total 2 foliages.

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