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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)



  • [ Blooming ] September, for 8 days
  • [ Flower ] White
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 15 - 25 cm (W) x 10 - 20 cm (H)
  • 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)

  • Jan. 2019 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.

  • Oct. 2018 Seed pods began to grow.
  • Sept. 2018 It bloomed.
  • Aug. 2018 An inflorescence 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 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Dec. 2003 Leaves around the growing point turned purplish.
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