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Tillandsia plagiotropica 'Purple'

Distributed in El Salvador at altitudes from 1,300 to 1,640 m.

Tillandsia plagiotropica 'Purple'

Tillandsia plagiotropica Rohweder (1953)



  • Variations whose leaves turn purple in the blooming period.
  • Relatively low degree of drought 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.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Jul 2018 It bloomed.
  • May 2018 A flower spike began to grow.

  • Oct 2017 A pup began to grow at the middle of the foliage.
  • Sep 2017 Good condition.
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