Tradescantia pallida Purple heart growing herbaceous of the genus Tradescantia also known as Wandering jew plant, Tradescantia pallida Purple heart perennial evergreen or annual in colder climate used as ornamental groundcover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate.
Tradescantia pallida Purple heart leaves
Leaves color purple in elliptic shape with pointed top.
Flower color pink, the flower has three petals.
Requirements for Tradescantia pallida Purple heart 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:
When is the best time to plant a Tradescantia pallida Purple heart:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
When is the best time to prune a Tradescantia pallida Purple heart?
How to prune:
Better to control the plant because its aggressive
What is the size of a Tradescantia pallida Purple heart?
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Flower with 3 petals in the color pink