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Tillandsia paleaceaApurimacensis

Distributed in Peru.

Tillandsia paleacea subsp. apurimacensis

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) paleacea subsp. apurimacensis W. Till (1992)



  • It seems to have relatively low degree of high humidity tolerance.
  • 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

Managed to keep the foliage. Hopefully this plant can be cultivated better by the very high watering frequency cultivation.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Dec 2017 A flower spike began to grow froma foliage of the clamp..

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar 2009 It is still alive even though the growing point turns brown periodically.

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

  • Oct 2005 Leaves die back periodically.

  • Sep 2004 Leaves died when the foliage is soaking in water.
  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
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