Tradescantia Navicularis

SKU: MYBG-SUCC-TRNA
filler
Rs.450
Pot size: 3"

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

N/A

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Maintenance

Low

Size

Medium

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Genus

Tradescantia

Use

Balcony,Low Maintenance

Product Description

Callisia navicularis is a spreading cascading plant with narrow fleshy lengthwise folded leaves approx 1" long. The flowers are lilac to bright magenta. It blooms in summer.Tradescantia typically grow in moist, well-drained and acidic (pH 5 to 6) soil, though I have found the plants to be quite forgiving in the garden and tolerant of many soil conditions.

Callisia Navicularis

Family

Commelinaceae

Origin

Maxico

Description

Callisia navicularis is a spreading cascading plant with narrow fleshy lengthwise folded leaves approx 1" long. The flowers are lilac to bright magenta. It blooms in summer. The flowers open early in the morning and close in the afternoon, and last only one day

Environment

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