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Tillandsia fuchsii var. fuchsii

Distributed in Mexico and Guatemala at an altitude of 1,300 m.

Tillandsia fuchsii var. fuchsii

Tillandsia fuchsii var. fuchsii W. Till (1990)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] May - June, for 10 days
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 4 - 7 cm (W) x 4 - 6 cm (H)
  • This species had been considered as T. argentea but was described as T. fuchsii.
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • There is a long and slender leaf forma, T. fuchsii var. fuchsii forma gracilis.

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.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Aug. 2018 Two offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • May 2018 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • June 2017 Roots began to grow.
  • Jan. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • July 2008 Roots began to grow.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.

  • Dec. 2005 Another offset began to grow. 2 offsets are growing.
  • Sept. 2005 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • May 2005 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2005 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Sept. 2004 The offset has grown up to the same size as the original foliage.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Nov. 2003 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • June 2003 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2003 My dog bit the foliage and it was damaged seriously.
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