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Tillandsia pringlei

Distributed in US (Florida, Georgia), Mexico, Central America, Venezuela at altitudes from 0 to 1,200 m.

Saxicolous.

Tillandsia pringlei

Tillandsia pringlei S. Watson (1891)

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Features

  • This species has been known as a subspeceis of Tillandsia utriculata
  • [ Blooming ] May - June, for 17 days
  • [ Flower ] White
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 15 cm (W) x 7 - 25 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature 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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Cultivation Log (Middle size foliage)

  • July 2020 Roots began to grow.
  • Apr. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • May 2019 Roots began to grow.

  • Aug. 2018 2 offsets began to grow.
  • June 2018 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Sept. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (Small size foliage)

  • Apr. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • Oct. 2019 Roots began to grow.

  • May 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • June 2009 The growing point turned brown and died.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Sept. 2006 The original foliage died and was removed.

  • Sept. 2005 The offset at the base of the inflorescence has grown up to the same size as the original foliage.

  • Nov. 2004 One of the 2 offsets at the base of the inflorescence keeps growing. Another pup does not change.
  • Sept. 2004 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence. These offsets are apparently different from the pups at the bottom of the foliage.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • May 2004 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2004 The inflorescence began to be divided into branches.
  • Jan. 2004 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Oct. 2003 Good condition.
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