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Tillandsia sprengeliana

Endemically distributed in Brazil at altitudes from 0 to 100 m.

Tillandsia sprengeliana

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) sprengeliana Klotzsch ex Mez (1856)



  • [ Blooming ] October, for a week?
  • [ Flower ] Red
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 2 - 4 cm (W) x 3 - 4 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 (2nd foliage)

  • Feb. 2020 It bloomed.
  • Jan. 2020 An inflorescence began to grow from the larger foliage of the 2-foliage clump.

  • Aug. 2019 Roots began to grow.
  • Apr. 2019 It keeps growing.

  • Apr. 2018 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • Jan. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • June 2009 A root began to grow.

  • Apr. 2008 A root began to grow.

  • July 2007 The original foliage died and was removed.

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

  • Oct. 2005 The foliage has grown up to the same size as the foliage bloomed.

  • Sept. 2004 A root began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Nov. 2003 3 offsets began to grow.

  • Oct. 1998 It bloomed.
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