Tradescantia. Zebrina. C11

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Tradescantia plant is appreciated by the color purple, green or scoring sheets, also for its strength and ease of cultivation.

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The Tradescantia is a perennial plant belonging to the family of Comelinaceas. It is a hanging or creeping perennial  with usually fleshy, evergreen foliage.
This plant is really showy due to its colours. In "Tradescantia Zebrina" because of its pinky striped leaves and in "Tradescantia Pallida Purpurea"  because of its purple colour.
In appropiate conditions it is a very tough plant, even for areas close to the sea and wind expose.
Use a well-drained system to avoid soggy soils which will damage the plant, as an excess of water will provoke  rottenness of the neck of the plant.
Fertilizer is not really necessary but if we notice our plant a bit weak, we can trim it and add some slow released or liquid  fertilizer.
In the case  of small and unstable leaves, put your Tradescantia in a more illuminated area.
Can be attacked by aphids and mealybugs.


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Name Tradescantia Zebrina
Origen América
Height Up to 30cm
Color Purple and silvery green Leaves and their blue or purple flowers
Flowering Sun
Location Shade or shadow, in places with a lot of light
Irrigation Moderate
Applications Indoor plant, hanging plant, for massifs, to put the shadow of some tree...
Others Resistant to temperatures up to -3ºC
Sales format Pot 11cm diameter
Note Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.

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