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Tillandsia araujei

Endemically distributed in Brazil at altitudes from 0 to 850 m.

Tillandsia araujei

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) araujei Mez (1894)



  • The stem grows long, even more than 1 m.
  • Water-loving species.
  • Many variations and forms of Tillandsia araujei are known such as T. araujei 'Green Star' as leaf-form variation.

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. The leaves at the bottom side of the foliage never wither.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Manage to keep the size of the foliage because of shortage of water. The number of leaves never increases because the same number of leaves at the bottom side wither as newly expand at the growing point. It never blooms.

Cultivation Log (2nd)

  • Apr 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar 2009 It became more than 1.0 m long.

  • Oct 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Jul 2006 Many roots are growing.

  • Sep 2004 Roots began to grow.
  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • May 2004 Roots began to grow.
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