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Tillandsia flabellata

Distributed in southern Mexico (Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas) to El Salvador at altitudes from 225 to 1,500 m.

Epiphytic.

Tillandsia flabellata

Tillandsia flabellata Baker (1887)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] April - June, for a month
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 15 cm (W) x 10 - 20 cm (H)
  • The leaves of basic species turn red. Leaves of Tillandsia flabellata var. viridifolia always keeps green.
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • 2 - 3 pups grow after 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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well. It seems better to water more frequently.

Very low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well, although flowering frequency is low.

Cultivation Log (Non-blushing type)

  • Sept. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • June 2019 Roots began to grow.
  • Mar. 2019 Offsets keep growing.

  • Aug. 2017 Roots began to grow.
  • June 2017 2 offsets keep growing.
  • Jan. 2017 2 more pups began to grow.

  • Aug. 2016 An offset began to grow at base of the foliage.
  • June 2016 It bloom.ed
  • May 2016 The inflorescence turned red.
  • Apr. 2016 The inflorescence divided into 2 branches.
  • Jan. 2016 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • June 2015 Putting the basement of the foliage in a glass bottle, many roots and leaves bean to grow faster.

  • Aug. 2014 The foliage has 5 - 6 leaves.

Cultivation Log (Blushing type)

  • July 2008 Roots began to grow.

  • Dec. 2007 The foliage turned red.
  • May 2007 Roots began to grow.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • July 2006 The original folliage died and is removed.

  • June 2005 The third offset began to grow.
  • Jan. 2005 Another offset began to grow.

  • Sept. 2004 An offset began to grow at the base of the foliage.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • June 2004 It bloomed.

  • Dec. 2003 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Nov. 2003 Roots began to grow.
  • Oct. 2003 The foliage turned red.

  • May 2002 It bloomed.

  • Apr. 2001 It bloomed.
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