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Tillandsia hammeri

Distributed in Tehuacán valley, Oaxaca, Mexico at altitude of 2,500 m.

Saxicolous on cliffs.

Tillandsia hammeri

Tillandsia hammeri Rauh and Ehlers (1987)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 4 - 6 cm (W) x 20 - 30 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature 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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Aug. 2019 Roots began to grow.
  • Feb. 2019 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • July 2008 Roots began to grow.

  • Feb. 2007 It keeps growing.

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

  • Oct. 2005 The foliage became twice as large as the original foliage.

  • Dec. 2004 The foliage turned red.
  • Oct. 2004 The growing point of the foliage turned red.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Dec. 2003 It grows very slowly.
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