How to keep this plant alive
Find the right spot
Are you looking for a plant that stands out among the green houseplants? Then look no further! The Tradescantia stands out because of its colorful leaves. The leaf is green-silver inside and is reshaped by a purple border. He’s very strong, too. Ideal if you don’t have green fingers. Put it in a nice spot in the sun and he’s happy.
How thirsty is this plant?
Well, he is quite a drinker. Give a splash of water regularly. It’s okay if the soil dries up a little bit, but don’t leave it dry for too long. Fortunately, he will tell you if he is very thirsty, because then his leaves will hang.
Did you know…?
- This plant looks nice in a pot, but it gets even more fun when you hang it? You’ll see the back of the leaves even better.
- You can take cuttings from this plant very easily? Cut off a branch and put it in a glass of water. Wait for roots to form and then put the branch back in the potting soil.
- He can give purple-pink flowers if you really take care of this plant? Challenge accepted?