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Tillandsia geminiflora

Distributed in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina at altitudes from 0 to 1,400 m.

Tillandsia geminiflora

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) geminiflora Brongniart (1834)

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Features

  • Leaves of this standard variety is green, whereas those of the T. geminiflora var. incana are white covered with trichomes.
  • [ Blooming ] April - May, for 15 days
  • [ Flower ] Pink
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 8 cm (W) x 7 - 15 cm (H)

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

It grows very well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Managed to keep the foliage. Hopefully this plant can be cultivated better by the very high watering frequency cultivation.

Cultivation Log (3rd foliage)

  • July 2019 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • June 2019 Roots began to grow.
  • Apr. 2019 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • July 2018 Roots began to grow.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Sept. 2008 Roots began to grow.

  • May 2007 Roots began to grow.

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

  • Oct. 2005 It keeps growing but its appearance shows no changes.

  • Oct. 2004 Roots began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • It had bloomed once during 2 years cultivation, and died in summer.
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