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Tillandsia scaposa

Distributed in Guatemala at altitudes from 1,500 to 1,950 m.

Tillandsia scaposa

Tillandsia scaposa (L. B. Smith) Ehlers (1999)



  • Low degree of drought tolerance. Need to cultivate under good ventilation circumstances.

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

It could be cultivated only for 3 years Hopefully this plant can be cultivated better by the very high watering frequency cultivation.

Cultivation Log (3rd foliage)

  • Aug 2018 Roots began to grow.

  • Oct 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Jul 2018 A flower spike began to grow from all foliages of the clump.
  • Jul 2018 Roots began to grow.

  • Jan 2017 Roots began to grow.
  • May 2017 2 pups began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • Mar 2017 It bloomed.

  • Dec 2016 A flower spike began to grow.
  • Jan 2016 Roots began to grow.

  • Jul 2015 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Aug 2007 Leaves at the bottom of the foliage turned brown, and the foliage died.

  • Oct 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.

  • Oct 2005 It keeps growing.

  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
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