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Tillandsia elizabethiae

Distributed in Mexico.

Tillandsia elizabethiae

Tillandsia elizabethiae Rauh (1979)

Photographs

Features

  • [ Blooming ] June - July, for a month
  • [ Flower ] Transparent but it looks purple as the purple stamens are inside.
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 15 cm (W) x 7 - 10 cm (H)

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

It died because of frequent blooming. It seems better to water more frequently.

Cultivation Log

  • Dec. 2007 The offset died.
  • Oct. 2007 The original foliage died and removed. The offset is growing.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • July 2006 The inflorescence died without blooming.
  • Apr. 2006 An inflorescence began to grow from the offset having only 5 leaves.

  • Sept. 2005 The offset grows steadily.
  • June 2005 An offset began to grow at the base of the foliage.

  • Dec. 2004 The foliage turned pink.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • June 2004 It bloomed.
  • May 2004 Many scale insects (Coccidea) are in the flower spike.

  • Dec. 2003 An inflorescence began to grow.
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