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Tillandsia schiedeana

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

Epiphytic.

Tillandsia schiedeana

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) schiedeana Steudel (1841)

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Features

  • [ 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.
  • Larger and more trichomes on leaves than the cultivar, Tillandsia schiedeana 'Minor'.

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)

  • Aug. 2020 Seed pods opened and seeds were scattered.

  • Dec. 2019 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence from which seed pods. are growing.
  • Aug. 2019 Seed pods began to grow.
  • July 2019 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence from which seed pods. are not growing.
  • May 2019 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow from another foliage of the 2-foliage clump.
  • Feb. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow from a foliage of the 2-foliage clump.
  • Jan. 2019 The leaf base of a foliage of the 2-foliage clump turned pale red.

  • Sept. 2018 A root began to grow.

  • Sept. 2017 Seed pods opened and seeds were scattered.

  • Aug. 2016 A seed pod began to grow.
  • July 2016 The 2nd offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • June 2016 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence at the same time as the 2nd flower blooming.
  • June 2016 It bloomed.
  • Mar. 2016 An inflorescence began to grow.

  • Dec. 2015 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2008 Leaves turned red.

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

  • Dec. 2005 Leaves turned red.

  • Dec. 2004 Leaves turned red.
  • Aug. 2004 40 days on which the temperature rises above 30 °C, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • May 2003 2 pups began to grow at the base of the flower spike.
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