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Tillandsia chusgonensis

Small sized species of Tillandsia, forming intricate clumps of white, vey tomentose zig-zag leaves. It is found in Peru, where it grows at altitudes up to 2500 meters, chiefly living on rocks and sometimesas an epiphyte. Flowers are pink and lilac. This species forms nice white balls if grown on a wire.

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Small sized species of Tillandsia, forming intricate clumps of white, vey tomentose zig-zag leaves. It is found in Peru, where it grows at altitudes up to 2500 meters, chiefly living on rocks and sometimesas an epiphyte. Flowers are pink and lilac. This species forms nice white balls if grown on a wire.

Our Tillandsias - What do we ship?

We grow our grey-leaved tillandsias outdoors, here in Tenerife. We start them by dividing large adults, so they are all "XXL" in size. They grow exposed to full sun, rain and wind during the winter months and we shift them to morning-to-midday sun during the hot months. By doing so they become very robust.

Tillandsias are extreme epiphytes that typically do not like to be planted in pots. Most of them prefer to be hung on branches or wires. We do not provide any support with the plant that we ship so be prepared to fix your airplant. We recommend to tie them with nylon fishing line, or metal wire as a second option. We never use glue, since it can cause problems.

If you want to learn more about what we ship, including some bromeliads, click our our information menu, then read "What we exactly ship" and see pictures of our plants on the packing desk.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 10cm-20cm
Botanical family Bromeliaceae
Light Medium
Minimum winter temperature -5 ºC to 5 ºC
Flowering Season Spring
Plant type Herbaceous
Care Pot
Shape Perennials