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Tillandsia intermedia

Endemically distributed in Mexico.

Tillandsia intermedia

Tillandsia intermedia Mez (1903)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] June - July, for a month
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 7 - 15 cm (H)
  • Blooms every year.
  • Relatively low degree of high-temperature tolerance.
  • Pups grow at the flower spikes.

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

Single foliages are feeble and tends to be damaged in summer. Clumps composed of 2 - 3 foliages are very hardy.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Single foliages are very feeble and tends to be damaged in summer.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • June 2019 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • July 2018 Offsets began to grow at the inflorescence and the bottom of the foliage.
  • June 2018 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • July 2017 An offset began to grow at the middle of the inflorescence after it bloomed.
  • June 2017 It bloomed.
  • May 2017 Roots began to grow at the bottom of the largest foliage of the clump.
  • Mar. 2017 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Sept. 2016 The second offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage. Two roots began to grow.
  • Aug. 2016 An offset began to grow at the top of the foliage.
  • July 2016 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Aug. 2008 The offset died.
  • Apr. 2008 The original foliage died and was removed.

  • Nov. 2006 The offset keeps growing.
  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Sept. 2006 The growing point of the offset turned brown and died.

  • Sept. 2005 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • July 2005 It bloomed.
  • Apr. 2005 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Dec. 2004 The growing point of the foliage turned red.
  • Oct. 2004 A root began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • June 2004 Good condition.
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