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Tillandsia mallemontii

Brazil (Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul)

0 - 800 m elevation

Epiphytic, rarely Saxicolous

Tillandsia mallemontii

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) mallemontii Glaziou ex Mez (1894)



  • [ Blooming ] August - November, for 3 months
  • [ Flower ] Blue
  • [ Fregrance ] Give off all days.
  • [ Blooming size ] 1 - 2 cm (W) x 5 - 10 cm (H)
  • Feeble species. Low degree of drought and high-temperature tolerance. Good ventilation is necessary to cultivate.

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

Grows well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

It could be cultivated only for a year.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • July 2022 A seed pod began to grow from a foliage.
  • Mar. 2022 It began to flower.
  • Feb. 2022 Inflorescences began to grow.

  • Sept. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • July 2019 It began to flower.
  • May 2019 Inflorescences began to grow.

  • Aug. 2018 It flowered.
  • June 2018 Inflorescences began to grow.
  • Jan. 2018 Roots began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Aug. 2017 It flowered.
  • June 2017 Inflorescences began to grow.
  • Mar. 2017 A root began to grow at the middle of the foliage.

  • Oct. 2016 Seed pods began to grow.
  • Sept. 2016 It flowered.
  • Aug. 2016 Inflorescences began to grow.
  • July 2016 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Aug. 2004 It died.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Mar. 2003 Good condition.
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