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Tillandsia schiedeana  'Minor'

Distributed in Mexico, West Indies, Colombia and Venezuela at altitudes from 50 to 1,800 m.


Tillandsia schiedeana 'Minor'

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) schiedeana Steudel (1841)



  • [ Blooming ] April - June, for 2 weeks
  • [ Flower ] Yellowish green
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 7 cm (W) x 5 - 7 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • Smaller and having less trichomes on leaves than the standard foliage. Shows lighter green.

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)

  • Feb. 2022 The seed pod opened and seeds were scattered.
  • Jan. 2022 Another offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

  • Aug. 2021 A seed pod began to grow.
  • May 2021 An offset began to grow at the middle of the foliage.
  • Apr. 2021 It bloomed.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2009 It keeps growing.

  • Aug. 2007 The seed pod opened and seeds were scattered.

  • Nov. 2006 The 2nd offset began to grow.
  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Aug. 2006 Seed pods began to grow.
  • May 2006 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • Apr. 2006 It bloomed.
  • Feb. 2006 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Oct. 2005 It keeps growing.

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