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Tillandsia and Warm Nights

Posted by tropicgrowerca (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 24, 09 at 4:33

Hi,

How well do Tillandsia species like streptophylla, ionantha, grow if night temperature are in the 70's in the summer? Are there any species which cannot grow in those conditions? Thanks!


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RE: Tillandsia and Warm Nights

The species you've listed will grow very well with temps like that. Usually plants coming from high altitudes: 2500m + take exception. They prefer cooler nighttimes. These species are not readily available but sometimes species such as macdougalii, oaxacana, and matudae can be found but they are a very difficult grow.


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