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Tillandsia fuchsii forma gracilis

Distributed in Chiapas - Oaxaca of Mexico and Guatemala.

Tillandsia fuchsii forma gracilis

Tillandsia fuchsii W. Till (1990) forma gracilis W. Till (1990)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] April - May, for 2 weeks
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 4 - 7 cm (W) x 4 - 6 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Leaves are longer and more slender than the basic variety, T. fuchsii.

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 (3rd foliage)

  • Mar. 2020 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Apr. 2019 It keeps growing.

  • Apr. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Sept. 2018 It died suddenly because of hot humid summer condition.
  • June 2018 Roots began to grow.

  • June 2017 Roots began to grow.

  • Aug. 2016 3rd and 4th offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence. Total 4 pups are growing.
  • Aug. 2016 A root keep growing.
  • June 2016 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • May 2016 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2016 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Sept. 2015 A root began to grow.
  • Aug. 2015 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)


    • Nov. 2008 3 offsets were dipatched from the original foliage.
    • Sept. 2008 A root began to grow.

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

    • Oct. 2005 Offsets have grown up to the same size as the original foliage.
    • Jan. 2005 The 3rd offset began to grow.

    • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
    • July 2004 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
    • May 2004 It bloomed.
    • Feb. 2004 An inflorescence began to grow.

    • Sept. 2003 Good condition.
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