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Tillandsia xiphioides

Distributed in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina at altitudes from 700 to 2,600 m.

Tillandsia xiphioides

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) xiphioides Ker Gawler (1816)

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Features

  • 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 but it seems better to be cultivated better by the very high watering frequency cultivation.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Aug 2017 A pup began to grow.
  • May 2017 It bloomed.
  • Mar 2017 2 roots began to grow.
  • Feb 2017 A pale brown flower spike began to grow.

  • Dec 2016 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Jul 2008 It died.

  • Sep 2007 The growing point 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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