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Tillandsia matudae

Distributed in Chiapas - Oaxaca, Mexico and Guatemala at an altitude of 2,100 m.

Tillandsia matudae

Tillandsia matudae L. B. Smith (1949)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] White
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 6 - 10 cm (W) x 4 - 7 cm (H)
  • Feeble species. Very low degree of high-temperature tolerance.
  • Proper cultivation conditions are being investigated.
  • Tillandsia velickiana is erroneously used in trade for Tillandsia matudae.

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

It is damaged seriously in summer.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well in winter but managed to keep the foliage in summer.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Sept. 2020 The bottom of the foliage has rotted and died.

  • Sept. 2019 Half leaves at th bottom of the foliage died and were removed..

  • July 2018 3 roots began to grow.

  • Nov. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Sept. 2007 It died.

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

  • Sept. 2005 Many leaves at the bottom of the foliage died.
  • Apr. 2005 Grows very well.
  • Jan. 2005 Grows well.

  • Aug. 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Aug. 2004 Many leaves at the bottom of the foliage died.
  • Feb. 2004 Grows very well.
  • Jan. 2004 Grows well.

  • Sept. 2003 The leaves at the bottom of the foliage died.
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