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Tradescantia zebrina

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Tradescantia zebrina is a houseplant that can be grown in a hanging basket to show off its long beautiful purple trailing vines or kept contained and compact in a pot. Very versatile, and very hard to kill, makes this a very good indoor plant to have around.

Care Guide

Origin: Mexico, Central America and Colombia.

Botanical name: Tradescantia Zebrina

Family: Commelinaceae.

Suitable: Indoor / Outdoor.

Max spread: 40 cm.

Toxins removed: N/A.

Pet Friendly: Mildly toxic. This plant can be toxic to dogs and cats if the sap is ingested.

 Water: Moderate. Let soil dry before watering.

    Light: Indirect sunlight. If the light is too dim, the variegation on leaves will fade.

        Temperature: 16°C - 26°C. Ideal room temperatures.

        Humidity: Medium / High. 40 - 70%. Mist leaves once a week.

        Soil: Good drainage potting mix. 6.1 - 7.8 ph.

        Fertilizer: Once a month in spring & summer.