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Tillandsia festucoides

Distributed in Florida state of USA, and Puerto Rico.

Tillandsia festucoides

Tillandsia festucoides Brongniart ex Mez (1896)

Photographs

Features

  • [ Blooming ] May - July, for a week
  • [ Flower ] Pale purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 2 - 4 cm (W) x 10 - 20 cm (H)
  • Red spots appears on the leaves cultivating in the sun.

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 well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well. It seems better to water more frequently.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • May 2019 It bloomed.
  • May 2019 An offshoot began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Oct. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Aug. 2018 Many roots began to grow.
  • May 2018 An offshoot began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Dec. 2017 Roots began to grow.
  • Oct. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • June 2008 Two offshoots began to grow at the base of the foliage.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • June 2006 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2006 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Dec. 2005 Beautiful red spots appeared on the leaves cultivating in the sun.
  • Oct. 2005 Good condition.

  • Oct. 2004 Beautiful red spots appeared on the leaves cultivating in the sun.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • June 2004 Leaf tips turned brown and died.

  • Dec. 2003 Beautiful red spots appeared on the leaves cultivating in the sun.
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