Tradescantia pallida growing herbaceous of the genus Tradescantia also known as Wandering jew plant, Tradescantia pallida perennial evergreen or annual in colder climate used as ornamental groundcover 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.

Tradescantia pallida leaves

Leaves color green, red or purple in elliptic shape with pointed edge.

Flower color can be: purple, pink or white, the flower has three petals.

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Requirements for Tradescantia pallida 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:

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?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Flower with 3 petals in the colors pink, white or purple

Scientific name:

Tradescantia pallida

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