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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 Level
Part Shade to Shade
Proven Selections

Adapatable 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

Flower Form Container, Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

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
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

None needed

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.