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Tillandsia plumosa

Distributed in Guerrero - Hidalgo - Michoacán - Morelos - Puebra - Oaxaca - Veracruz - México, Mexico at altitudes from 1,300 to 2,250 m.

Epiphytic.

Tillandsia plumosa

Tillandsia (Viridantha) plumosa Baker (1888)

Photographs

Features

  • [ Blooming ] May - June, for 50 days
  • [ Flower ] Green
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 10 cm (W) x 5 - 7 cm (H)

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 could be cultivated only for 2 years. The reason is not known.

Low watering frequency cultivation

It could be cultivated only for a year.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Oct. 2019 The original foliage and the offset died suddenly.
  • Oct. 2019 The seed pod opened and seeds were scattered. The growing point of the offset turned brown.
  • Sept. 2019 The foliage bloomed in 2018 began to die.

  • Oct. 2018 A seed pod began to grow.
  • Aug. 2018 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • May 2018 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Nov. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Sept. 2005 It died.

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