How to care for Tradescantia zebrina
Light: Part sun, part shade
Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.
Watering need: High demand
This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.
Fertilizing need: Medium demand
Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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Doesn't age that well so to make it look better / fuller: take cuttings and either start over or plant them in the same pot. Read more
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