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Tillandsia capitata 'Yellow Star'

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

Tillandsia capitata 'Yellow Star'

Tillandsia capitata Grisebach (1866)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 10 cm (W) x 3 - 5 cm (H)
  • Different from standard silver form, it turns yellow in the blooming period. Relatively small form.
  • 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 well.

Cultivation Log

  • Mar. 2019 Good condition.

  • Aug. 2017 Roots has grown long.
  • June 2017 Good condition.
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