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Tillandsia zecheri

Distributed in Calchaquí valleys, Brealito, Salta, Argentina at altitudes from 1,900 to 2,500 m.

Saxicolous.

Tillandsia zecheri

Tillandsia (Allardtia) zecheri W. Till (1994)

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Features

  • [ Blooming ] November - December, for a month
  • [ Flower ] Blue
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 7 - 12 cm (H)
  • There are sturdy foliages and feeble foliages. Sturdy foliages have relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance. Feeble foliages have relatively low degree of high-temperature tolerance.

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

The sturdy foliage grows well. Feeble foliages could be cultivated only for a year.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • May 2021 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (Mystic Haze?)

  • Sept. 2020 It keeps growing.

  • May 2019 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2009 It keeps growing.

  • June 2007 A root has grown long. The offset died.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • May 2006 A root began to grow. An offset began to grow at the bottom of the foliage.

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