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Tillandsia ignesiae

Mexico (Michoacán, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Guerrero, México, Morelos)

1,800 - 2,200 m elevation


Tillandsia ignesiae

Tillandsia (Viridantha) ignesiae Mez (1903)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] Green
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 10 cm (W) x 5 - 10 cm (H)
  • Feeble species. Relatively 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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

It could be cultivated only for 2 years.

Cultivation Log

  • Sept. 2004 All offsets died.
  • Aug. 2004 The original foliage died.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Aug. 2002 3 offsets began to grow at the bottom of the foliage after it bloomed.
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