An easy-care & distinctive striped plant which will tail up to 1m long.
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How to care
How to care
Lower light levels will fade leaves and reduce flowering.
Weekly, allowing the plant's soil to dry out almost completely between waterings.
Enjoys high humidity, which you can create by misting it frequently, placing it close to other plants or on a pebble tray partly filled with water.
Sad Plant Signs
Limp, browning leave: overwatering, too dry. Crispy brown leaves: underwatering / too much light.
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The plant is perfect for those first time plant parents, it's an easy going house plant that will grow inch by inch each month. Watch its striped leaves multiply and be sure to check out the deep purple undersides!
Introduce humidity loving plants into a bathroom to soften and bring warmth to hardware materials such as tiles and mirrors.
The Tradescantia originates from South America, and is a genus of 75 species of herbaceous perennial wildflowers in the family Commelinaceae We recommend giving your Trandescantia a prune every now and then to prevent leggy stems (particularly in winter), and to promote bushier growth. Simply place your cuttings back into the plant's soil and they'll start rooting.
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