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Tillandsia bergeri

Distributed in Argentina at an altitude of 100 m.

Tillandsia bergeri

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) bergeri Mez (1916)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 7 - 15 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Especially high degree of low-temperature tolerance.
  • It grows to large clumps by making many pups frequently without any relation to flowering.

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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Oct. 2018 An offset began to grow in the middle of the foliage.

  • July 2017 3 offsets began to grow in the middle of the foliage.

  • Sept. 2016 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Apr. 2006 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Jan. 2005 Roots began to grow.

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

  • Dec. 2002 The base of the foliage turned red.
  • Aug. 2002 Offsets are dispatched from the original foliage.
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