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Tillandsia ixioides

Endemically Distributed in Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina at altitudes from 0 to 2,200 m.

Tillandsia ixioides

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) ixioides Grisebach (1879)



  • Proper cultivation conditions are being investigated.

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

It could be cultivated only for a year and leaves are lost one by one. Probably more water is required.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Nov 2018 A flower spike began to grow.
  • Jul 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar 2009 It became much smaller.

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

  • Oct 2005 Leaves are falling off one by one.
  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Oct 2003 3 pups began to grow after blooming.
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