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Tillandsia juncea

Distributed in Mexico, Central Ameria, West Indies, Bolivia, and Brazil at altitudes from 0 to 2,400 m.

Tillandsia juncea Mexico form

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) juncea Poiret (1817)



  • [ Blooming ] January - April, for 3 months
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 7 cm (W) x 20 - 40 cm (H)
  • Trichome rich form distributed in Mexico and Guatemala.
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.

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 (2nd foliage)

  • July 2019 Roots began to grow.

  • June 2018 Many roots began to grow.

  • May 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • May 2019 The seed pods opened and seeds were scattered.

  • June 2018 4th offset began to grow.
  • May 2018 A seed pod began to grow.
  • Apr. 2018 3 offsets began to grow at the bottom of the foliage at the last stage of the blooming period.
  • Feb. 2018 The 2nd and 3rd branches of the inflorescence bloomed.
  • Jan. 2018 The top branch of the inflorescence bloomed.

  • Sept. 2017 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • June 2017 Many roots began to grow.

  • June 2016 Many roots began to grow.

  • July 2015 Roots began to grow.
  • June 2015 Good condition.
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