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Tillandsia paleacea

Distributed in Colombia (Huila), Peru (San Martin, Ancash, Lima, Huancavelica, Apurimac, Cuzco), Bolivia (La Paz), northern Chile at altitudes from 0 to 3,000 m.

Epiphytic, Saxicolous, Terrestrial on desert sands.

Tillandsia paleacea

Tillandsia (Phytarrhiza) paleacea C. Presl

Photographs

Features

  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 8 cm (W) x 10 - 20 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.

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

Grows well.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • June 2020 It keeps growing.

  • Apr. 2019 It keeps growing.

  • Jul. 2017 2 offsets began to grow at the side of the growing point of the foliage.

  • Sept. 2016 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2009 It keeps growing.

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

  • Oct. 2005 It keeps growing slowly.

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