Wandering Sailor Tricolor
Tradescantia fulminensis 'Tricolor'
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Wandering Jew, , Inch Plant, Small-leaf Spiderwort, River Spiderwort
Family Commelinaceae
Other scientific names Tradescantia albiflora 'Tricolor'

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Blooming months
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Leaf color
  • cream
  • green
  • pink