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Tillandsia latifolia var. leucophylla

Rio Puncha, Huari, Ancash, Peru

2,000 m elevation

Saxicolous on steep rocks

Tillandsia latifolia

var. leucophylla

Tillandsia (Allardtia) latifolia Meyen (1834) var. leucophylla Rauh (1974)



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

  • Mar. 2008 More than 5 roots began to grow.

  • Mar. 2007 More than 5 roots began to grow.

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

  • Jan. 2005 3 leaves at the bottom of the foliage died.

  • Sept. 2004 Good condition.
  • Aug. 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Mar. 2004 A root began to grow.

  • Sept. 2003 Leaves at the bottom of the foliage die one by one.
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