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Tillandsia kautskyi

Endemically distributed in Brazil at altitudes from 800 to 1,000 m.

Tillandsia kautskyi

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) kautskyi E. Pereira (1974)



  • [ Blooming ] April, for 3 - 7 days
  • [ Flower ] Red
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 2 - 3 cm (W) x 2 - 4 cm (H)
  • 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)

  • Apr. 2019 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Jan. 2019 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2009 It keeps growing.

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

  • Jan. 2005 Roots began to grow.

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

  • Dec. 2003 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • May 2003 2 offsets began to grow after it bloomed, and only one offset keeps growing.
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