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Tillandsia didisticha

Distributed in Bolivia, Brazil (Mato Grosso), Paraguay and Argentina (Juyjuy, Salta, Tucuman) at altitudes from 500 to 1,440 m.

Epiphytic, occasionally saxicolous.

Tillandsia didisticha

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) didisticha (E. Morren) Baker (1888)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] May, for 2 weeks
  • [ Flower ] White
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 17 cm (W) x 8 - 15 cm (H)
  • Easily damaged by scale insects (Coccidea).

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

Cultivation condition must be modified. It seems watering must be more frequent.

Cultivation Log (3rd foliage)

  • Sept. 2020 An offset began to grow at the middle of the foliage.

  • Aug. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Apr. 2018 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Sept. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st and 2nd foliages

  • 2 foliages had been cultivaed but died. 2nd foliage was seriously damaged by scale insects (Coccidea).
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