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Tillandsia plagiotropica 'Purple'

Distributed in Ahuachapán - Usulután, El Salvador at altitudes from 1,300 to 1,640 m.


Tillandsia plagiotropica 'Purple'

Tillandsia plagiotropica Rohweder (1953)



  • [ Blooming ] June - July, for a week
  • [ Flower ] Purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 6 - 10 cm (W) x 5 - 7 cm (H)
  • Variations whose leaves turn purple in the blooming period.
  • Relatively low degree of drought 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.

Cultivation Log

  • May 2020 The foliage bloomed in 2018 died and removed.

  • Oct. 2019 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the growing offset.

  • Aug. 2018 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • July 2018 It bloomed.
  • May 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Oct. 2017 An offset began to grow at the middle of the foliage.
  • Sept. 2017 Good condition.
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