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Tillandsia flexuosa

Distributed in United States (Florida), Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Jamaica, Cayman islands, Dominica, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, French Guiana at altitudes from 0 to 480 m.


Tillandsia flexuosa

Tillandsia (Pseudocatopsis) flexuosa Swartz (1788)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 20 cm (W) x 15 - 30 cm (H)
  • It seems to have relatively low degree of drought tolerance.

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

It could be cultivated only for 5 years without blooming.

Cultivation Log (3rd foliage, Suriname)

  • May 2021 Many roots keep growing.

  • Sept. 2020 A root began to grow.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage, Viviparous)

  • Aug. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • Mar. 2019 It keeps growing.

  • June 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Aug. 2008 It died.

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

  • Dec. 2005 Red spots appeared on the leaves.
  • May 2005 Roots began to grow.

  • Oct. 2004 Red spots appeared on the leaves.
  • Sept. 2004 Roots began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Nov. 2003 Red spots appeared on the leaves.
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