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Tillandsia kegeliana

Distributed in Panama, Colombia, Guianas, Surinam, northeastern Brazil, and Venezuela at low alititude area.

Tillandsia kegeliana

Tillandsia kegeliana Mez (1896)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 10 - 15 cm (H)
  • Very low degree of low-temperature tolerance. It needs to be kept more than 15 degree C. 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.

Very high watering frequency cultivation

Managed to keep the foliage.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Managed to keep the foliage. It is possible that this species is low degree of high-temperature tolerance.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Aug. 2019 It died.
  • Mar. 2019 The leaf tips turned brown.

  • Dec. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Aug. 2007 It died.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • July 2006 Roots began to grow at the bottom of the pup.

  • Oct. 2005 An offset began to grow.
  • July 2005 The inflorescence died without blooming.
  • June 2005 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Sept. 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.

  • Nov. 2003 Many offsets began to grow but only an offset keeps growing. The original foliage died and was removed.
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