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.
Origin: Mexico, Central America and Colombia.
Botanical name: Tradescantia zebrina.
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 .
Plant Care Guide
Water: Moderate. Let soil dry before watering.
Light: Indirect sun-light. 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.