Tradescantia gigantea growing herbaceous of the genus Tradescantia also known as Giant spiderwort, Tradescantia gigantea perennial evergreen or annual in colder climate used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial and hardiness zone 3+ as annual plant.

Tradescantia gigantea leaves

Leaves color green in elliptic shape with pointed edge.

Flower color purple or blue, triangle shape flower that assembled by 3 triangle petals.

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Requirements for Tradescantia gigantea 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

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

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

Size of the plant:
30-50 cm, 12-20 inches

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?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

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

Scientific name:

Tradescantia gigantea

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