Tradescantia is one of the most common indoor plant the grow very fast and is available in different color combination of the lives from green with white, yellow, purple, pink, violet or cream stripes. It is also called Wandering Jew.
They enjoy a not such a sunny room, with filtered light. Pot in loamless or loam-base potting compost. Water moderately in growth period and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4 weeks. Water sparkly in winter.
Repot Tradescantia al least every 2 years in a bit bigger pot. Place the pot on a suspended shelf so you can admire its pendent shape. If you like you can sustain the plant with wires and direct it to grow on the direction you want, or you can let it form a real curtain on the wall where you hanged it. You can also choose to give to Tradescantia a bushy shape. In this case you have to pinch growing tips to encourage bushiness.Read More »