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Tillandsia pohliana

Distributed in Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina at altitudes from 750 to 1,500 m.

Tillandsia pohliana

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) pohliana Mez (1894)



  • Proper cultivation conditions are being investigated.
  • Sensitive to the direct sunlight and easy to sunburn.

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

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

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Oct 2018 Seed pods began to grow.
  • Sep 2018 It bloomed.
  • Aug 2018 A flower spike began to grow.
  • May 2018 Some parts of leaves are damaged by direct sun light.

  • Mar 2017 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.

  • Nov 2004 Leaves around the growing point turned purplish.
  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Dec 2003 Leaves around the growing point turned purplish.
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