Tradescantia pallida Purple heart

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.

How to grow: 

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:
Invasive, aggressive

When is the best time to plant a Tradescantia pallida Purple heart:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

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When is the best time to prune a Tradescantia pallida Purple heart?
All year

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

What is the size of a Tradescantia pallida Purple heart?
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:

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Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Flower with 3 petals in the color pink

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