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Tillandsia arhiza

Distributed in Paraguay and Brazil at altitudes from 200 to 550 m.


Tillandsia arhiza

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) arhiza Mez (1896)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 7 - 10 cm (W) x 10 - 30 cm (L)
  • Leaves are curled when watering is insufficient.
  • Sensitive to the direct sunlight and eary to sunburn.

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 anyway. It seems watering should be more frequent.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • June 2020 It keeps growing.

  • May 2019 It keeps growing.

  • Apr. 2018 Leaves are damaged by direct sun light.

  • Jan. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2009 It is still alive but there has been no outstanding changes.

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

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