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Tillandsia Tree

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    This is what got me busy all day. I did it indoors because its too hot to work outside so I was able to snap a couple of pic before I go and tie it to its final post. Its not much but at least now my few Tillandsia finally got their own tree.

    The twig is a gift from the storm.
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    That looks amazing Tanya! Looks almost like those are the leaves of the twig... Are those all different sorts of Tillandsias? Also, what have you used to 'anchor' the plants to the 'tree'?

    Thanks for the pic, it really does look awesome!

    Cheers
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    There are about four kinds of Tillandsias there. T cyanea, T tricolor and 2 T hybrids (NOID). I only tied them with nylon fishing line. I tried to glue them but wasn't successful.

    Glad you like it.

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    Wow, Tanya. That really looks great! Do all of those bloom at the same time? I can just imagine what that tree will look like if they do!

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    Very nice Tanya , it looks so natural . Gin

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    Awsome work, Tanya! Please post photos when it is in bloom.

    Cheers!
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    Thanks all for the nice comments.

    Louis, they don't bloom at the same time, cyanea bloom in winter, the 2 NOID bloom in spring and the concolor/tricolor bloom in late spring. Fortunately, there are 2 or more divisions of each on that tree.

    Will try to post pic when they are in bloom but I doubt if I could take a good photo of the flowers. Except for the cyanea, all of them have tiny flowers. The spikes look better than the flowers, lol.

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