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Tillandsia guatemalensis

Distributed from Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas), Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama at altitudes from 1,100 to 2,800 m.


Tillandsia guatemalensis

Tillandsia (Allardtia) guatemalensis L. B. Smith (1949)



  • [ Blooming ] February
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 20 - 40 cm (W) x 20 - 30 cm (H)
  • Proper cultivation conditions are being investigated.

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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Could keep only for 2 years. Hopefully this plant can be cultivated better by the very high watering frequency cultivation.

Cultivation Log

  • Aug. 2004 It died.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Apr. 2004 2 offsets began to grow.
  • Mar. 2004 The inflorescence was damaged seriously by scale insects (Coccidea) after 2 - 3 flowers had bloomed, and the inflorescence was removed.
  • Feb. 2004 It bloomed.

  • Sep. 2003 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Aug. 2003 Good condition.
  • Labeled as the name of T. Imperialis.
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