Tradescantia – Purple Wandering Jew – Tradescantia zebrinus

Garden Height
10 - 14
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 14
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Medium
Light Code
PP
Light Level
Part Shade to Shade
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Features:

  • Adaptable as House Plant
  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes:

 Low maintenance, fast growing. Does best in partial shade to shade. Prefers average to moist conditions and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out.

 

Uses Notes:

Use in Containers and landscapes.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 12b

Flower Form: Mass Planting

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: Medium

Water Requirements: Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot: 7-8
7-9" Pot: 9-10

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

None needed

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

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