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Tillandsia humilis

Distributed in Ecuador, Peru, and Chile at altitudes from 2,000 to 3,300 m.


Tillandsia humilis

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) humilis C. Presl (1827)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 15 cm (W) x 5 - 10 cm (H)
  • Feeble species. Very low degree of high-temperature tolerance.
  • 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.

Very high watering frequency cultivation

Damaged in summer and died. It grows well when the highest temperature is up to 20 degree C.

Low watering frequency cultivation

It could be cultivated only for a year.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Aug. 2021 It died.
  • July 2021 The stem turned brown and it starts dying.
  • Jan. 2021 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Dec. 2020 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Sept. 2003 It died.
  • Aug. 2003 2 offsets began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
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