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Tillandsia variabilis 'Cartago'

Distributed in a valley of Turialba, Cartago, Costa Rica at an altitude of 800 m.

Epiphytic.

Tillandsia variabilis 'Cartago'

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) variabilis Schlechtendal (1845) 'Cartago' Butcher, 2017

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Features

  • Tillandsia graebeneri is used in trade.
  • [ Blooming ] January - March, for 20 days
  • [ Flower ] White
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 10 cm (W) x 10 - 25 cm (H)
  • Leaves are long and dark green.
  • It blooms every year.

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

  • Oct. 2021 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Mar. 2021 Roots began to grow.
  • Jan. 2021 The foliage bloomed in 2019 died and was removed.

  • June 2020 An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.
  • June 2020 Seed pods opened and seeds were scattered.
  • Feb. 2020 Seed pods began to grow.
  • Jan. 2020 It bloomed.

  • Nov. 2019 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Aug. 2019 The original foliage died and was removed.
  • July 2019 Seed pods opened and seeds were scattered.
  • May 2019 An offset began to grow.
  • Apr. 2019 Approximately 5 seed pods began to grow.
  • Feb. 2019 It bloomed.

  • Nov. 2018 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Aug. 2018 Roots began to grow.
  • July 2018 An offset is growing.
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