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Tillandsia gardneri var. rupicola

Distributed on the coastal cliff in Brazil at altitudes from 0 to 50 m.

Tillandsia gardneri var. rupicola

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) gardneri (Lindley) var. rupicola E. Pereira (1981)



  • Needs ventilation. Relatively low degree of humidity tolerance.
  • A purple color variety of the basic species, T. garneri.

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

Managed to keep the foliage. Leaves at the bottom of leaves die frequently.

Cultivation Log

  • Mar 2008 Roots are growing.

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

  • Oct 2005 Leaves does not increase because the some numbers of leaves at the bottom of the foliage die as the new leaves at the growing point.

  • Sep 2004 Roots are growing.
  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
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