Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver

Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver growing herbaceous of the genus Tradescantia also known as Wandering gypsy or Wandering jew plant, Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver perennial evergreen or annual in colder climate used as ornamental groundcover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate.

Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver leaves

Leaves color green and white, in elliptic shape with pointed edge.

Flower color white, triangle shape flower that assembled by 3 triangle petals.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver growing and care:

Mulch, space to grow widely

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

When is the best time to plant a Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

When is the best time to prune a Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver?
All year

How to prune:
Better to control the plant because its aggressive

What is the size of a Tradescantia fluminensis Quicksilver?
30-50 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Plant growth speed: 
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Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Triangle shape flower that assembled by 3 triangle petals, flower color white

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