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Tillandsia achyrostachys


690 - 2,400 m elevation

Epiphytic on cacti and trees

Tillandsia achyrostachys

Tillandsia achyrostachys É. Morren ex Baker (1889)


  • genus Tillandsia

  • [ Variety ]
  • var. achyrostachys
  • var. stenolepis (Narrower inflorescence) => var. achyrostachys


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.

3rd Plant

2nd Plant

1st Plant

  • Cultivation condition
  • Partial shade, Long soaking,
  • Shelving, No air conditioning

  • Sept. 2008 It was lost.

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

  • Apr. 2005 5 leaves at the center of the foliage turned green.

  • Sept. 2004 It has not grown at all.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 degree C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 degree C.
  • Apr. 2004 There are only 7 leaves. Very slow to grow.

  • Aug. 2003 The original foliage died remaining an offset. The new offset has only 5 leaves.

  • Feb. 1998 It flowered.
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