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Tillandsia chiapensis

Distributed in Ocozocautla, Chiapas, Mexico at an altitude of 600 m.

Saxicolous on limestone rock walls in full sun along rivers.

Tillandsia chiapensis

Tillandsia chiapensis C. S. Gardner (1978)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] October - November
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 15 - 20 cm (W) x 7 - 10 cm (H)
  • Leaves are thick and beautiful.
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Grows very slowly and almost no outstanding changes.

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 well.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Aug. 2021 2 offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • Apr. 2021 Roots began to grow.

  • June 2020 Roots began to grow.

  • June 2019 Roots began to grow.

  • Oct. 2018 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • June 2018 Roots began to grow.

  • Dec. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • July 2007 Roots began to grow.

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

  • Oct. 2005 The leaves are easily broken. Good condition.

  • Nov. 2004 Thick roots began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
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