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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

Tillandsia juncea Poiret (1817)



  • 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)

  • Sep 2017 A flower spike began to grow.
  • Jul 2017 Many roots began to grow.

  • Jul 2016 Many roots began to grow.

  • Jul 2015 Roots began to grow.
  • Jun 2015 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar 2008 Leaves turned beautiful red.

  • Jan 2007 It has grown to the same size as the original foliage.

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

  • Jun 2005 Leaves turned red.

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

  • Nov 2003 Leaf tips turned red.
  • May 2003 2 pups are growing at the bottom of the foliage after it bloomed.
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