Tradescantia Fluminensis Variegata Succulent Plant

SKU: MYBG-SUCC-TRAD-FLVA

Pot size: 4"
Price:
Sale priceRs.235.00

Delivery time: 3-4 working days

Daily

Water Requirement

Non Fragrant

Fragrance

Low

Maintenance

Medium

Size

Yes

With Pots

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Sunlight Requirement

Tradescantia

Genus

Balcony,Low Maintenance

Use

Product Description

Tradescantia fluminensis variegata is a fast growing trailing vine. The bright green leaf has a large sections of white variegation.

Oyster Plant

Family

Commelinaceae

Origin

Mexico

Description

Tradescantia Fluminensis variegata have long trailing vines with green and white striped leaves. The stems are branched and form adventitious roots. The leaves are somewhat fleshy and vary in size, with an average length and width of 1.5″ and .75″, respectively. They are broad, lanceolate in form, and pointy.

The tiny white flowers with three triangular petals each that are produced are enclosed in its boat-shaped bracts nestled in the leaf axils. The flowers bloom throughout the year.

Environment

Tradescantia typically grow in moist, well-drained and acidic (pH 5 to 6) soil, though the plants to be quite forgiving in the garden and tolerant of many soil conditions. t

The plants do best in partial shade but will do equally well in sunny areas as long as the soil is kept moist.

These plants like to be kept fairly moist, so water regularly, especially if you re growing them in containers.

Cutting the plants back once flowering has ceased can often promote a second bloom and will help prevent re-seeding.

Landscape Use

Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping

 

Most succulents need to be watered twice a week during summers and only once in monsoon & winters. Varieties like Haworthias, Crassulas and Gasterias are well suited for low-light indoors and window-sills. If the leaves get too bulky, it is a sign of overwatering & if the leaves look shrivelled it is a sign of less watering.

As a general rule of thumb, all the ones with colourful leaves like Echeverias, Sedeveria and Graptopetalum like bright sunlight and semi shade in extreme summers. They cannot be kept indoors or in full shade. All succulents love morning sun.

You can fertilise your succulent once a month.

Watering tips : Make sure NOT to water on the plant itself. Water directly in the soil. You can use a cup or a glass to make sure the water does not spray on leaves. When watering, make sure water comes out of the drainage hole.

You can check our video on how to water succulents on : https://youtu.be/GnzodkMYcmg

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