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Tillandsia tehuacana

Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla)

1,400 - 2,450 m elevation


Tillandsia tehuacana

Tillandsia tehuacana I. Ramírez and Carnevali (2007)



  • [ Blooming ] April - May
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 5 - 10 cm (H)
  • The plant is almost same as Tillandsia makoyana except leaves and rosette. Leaves of Tillandsia tehuacana are soft and rosette shape is columnar, whereas leaves of Tillandsia makoyana are rigid and rosette shape is infundifuliform.

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

  • June 2023 Roots began to grow.

  • Aug. 2022 4 offsets began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • July 2022 Roots began to grow.

  • Aug. 2021 2 offsets began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • June 2021 Roots began to grow.

  • July 2020 Roots began to grow.

  • June 2019 A few roots began to grow.
  • Jan. 2019 Good condition.
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