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Tillandsia karwinskyana


1,200 - 2,200 m elevation

Saxicolous on boulders and cliffs associated with gypsum rich soils, rarely Epiphytic

Tillandsia karwinskyana

Tillandsia karwinskyana Schultes f. (1830)



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.

2nd Plant

1st Plant

  • Cultivation condition
  • Partial shade, Long soaking,
  • Shelving, No air conditioning

  • July 2008 The original foliage died and was removed.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Aug. 2006 The 2nd offset began to grow.

  • Apr. 2005 The entire foliages turned red.

  • Oct. 2004 Roots began to grow at the bottom of the offset.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Aug. 2004 An offset began to grow.
  • May 2004 It flowered.

  • Dec. 2003 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Sept. 2003 Leaves turned pale red.
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