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Tillandsia punctulata

Distributed in Mexico to Panama at altitudes from 350 to 2,000 m.

Tillandsia punctulata

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) punctulata Schlechtendal and Chamisso (1831)



  • [ Blooming ] March, for a month
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 7 - 10 cm (W) x 20 - 30 cm (H)
  • Relatively low degree of high-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

Matured foliages grow well but pups could be cultivated only for a month.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Jan. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • July 2018 A root began to grow.
  • Jan. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Aug. 2004 It died.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • July 2004 4 offsets began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Mar. 2003 It bloomed.

  • Mar. 2000 Good condition.
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