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Tillandsia erubescens

Distributed from Chihuahua to Oaxaca in Mexico at altitudes from 1,500 to 2,250 m.

Tillandsia erubescens

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) erubescens Schlechtendal (1845)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 7 - 10 cm (H)
  • Very feeble species. Very low degree of high-temperature tolerance.

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

Difficult to cultivate. It could keep only a year, especially the cultivation in summer is very difficult.

Cultivation Log

  • Sept. 2004 It died.
  • Aug. 2004 Leaves at the base of the foliage has died, and the foliage has only 5 leaves.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Dec. 2003 The offset has grown bigger than the original foliage.
  • May 2003 The inflorescence had died without blooming, and a offset began to grow.
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