Top Page > Tillandsia Garden > Tillandsia capitata 'Peach'

Japanese page

Tillandsia capitata 'Peach'

Distributed in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Cuba, Dominica at altitudes from 800 to 1,000 m.

Tillandsia capitata 'Peach'

Tillandsia capitata Grisebach (1866)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 15 cm (W) x 10 - 15 cm (H)
  • Turns bright red in the blooming period and in sunny places.
  • Trichomes of leaves are thicker than the Green form.

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 very well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows but condition is not good. Need to modify watering frequency or ventilation condition.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Mar. 2019 It keeps growing.

  • Nov. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2008 Leaves turned red.

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

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

  • Oct. 2002 The original foliage died forming a pup.
Copyright (c) 2019 NariNari, All Rights Reserved.