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Tillandsia albida

Mexico (Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro)

1,200 - 2,160 m elevation


Tillandsia albida

Tillandsia (Allardtia) albida Mez and Purpus (1916)



  • [ Blooming ] June - August, for 3 months
  • [ Flower ] White
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 7 - 10 cm (W) x 100 cm (L)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Foliages can be divided by cutting in the middle of long stems.

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

Grows well.

Very low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well. The stem grows 3 cm in a year.

Cultivation Log

  • June 2022 Offsets keep growing.

  • Sept. 2020 Offsets have grown up to 10 cm.

  • Sept. 2018 3 - 4 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • July 2018 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow. The foliage is approximately 80 cm long.

  • July 2017 They became 40 cm long.

  • Mar. 2016 It keeps growing.

  • Mar. 2009 It keeps growing up to 50 cm long, A foliage is cut in the middle of the stems. Toal 3 foliages.

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

  • July 2005 It has grown up to 1 m long. Offsets began to grow at the bottom of the stem by cutting in the middle of the stem. Total 2 foliages.

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