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Tillandsia velickiana

Distributed in Guatemala at an altitude of 2,000 m.

Tillandsia velickiana

Tillandsia velickiana L. B. Smith (1974)

Synonym: Tillandsia oaxacana, Tillandsia feldhoffii

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 7 - 10 cm (W) x 5 - 7 cm (H)
  • Feeble species. Relatively low degree of drought, high-temperature tolerance.
  • Tillandsia velickiana is often sold erroneously under the name of Tillandsia oaxacana.

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 keep only for 3 years dying from the bottom side of the foliage. It may be better to cultivate in a flower pot.

Low watering frequency cultivation

It could be cultivated only for 3 years.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Mar. 2021 It died from the bottom side of the foliage.

  • Sept. 2020 The size of the foliage shows no changes as the leaves at the bottom of the foliage die in summer.

  • Apr. 2019 It keeps growing although the leaves at the bottom of the foliage die in summer.

  • June 2018 Roots began to grow.

  • May 2017 Roots began to grow.
  • Jan. 2017 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Leaves at the bottom of the foliage died in summer, and then the foliage died.
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