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Tillandsia streptocarpa

Distributed in Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina at altitudes from 60 to 2,300 m.

Tillandsia streptocarpa

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) streptocarpa Baker (1889)

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Features

  • Proper cultivation conditions are being investigated.

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.

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)

  • Dec 2017 A flower spike began to grow.
  • Jul 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • May 2008 It died.

  • Sep 2007 Most of leaves died and only 3 leaves remained at the growing point. Probably it was damaged by scale insects.
  • Jan 2007 The foliage turned light purple.

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

  • Dec 2004 The foliage turned light purple.
  • Aug 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Dec 2003 The foliage turned light purple.
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