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Pot size (diameter): 12 cm.
Supplied in a plastic pot. Fits our Pisa Pot or Alicante Plant Pot 15 x 14cm.
The Tradescantia or 'Silver Inch Plant' is a prolific grower, which makes it an ideal plant for sharing with friends! Simply trim the last 3/4 inches of your Tradescantia, place the cuttings in fresh soil or water and they will develop roots and double in size in no time. Alternatively, allow your Silver Inch Plant to fill its own pot and overflow the sides with long, hanging tendrils.
There are many different varieties of Tradescantia which range from greens to pinks, purples and silvers.
Light: Bright, indirect light maintains the most colourful leaves and stops the plant from getting spindly.
Water: During the growing season water regularly, wait until the soil is dry before watering again. For best results water from underneath with the use of a saucer to reduce the chance of root rot.
Food: Feed lightly during the growing season but not during the winter.
Humidity: Tolerates normal inside humidity but an increased humidity will create a fuller, happier plant.
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Partial Shade - At least 4–6 hours of dappled sun.
Grows up to 0.3m in height with a 0.45m spread. Takes 1 years to reach maturity.
Fertile Loam – The soil type that we all love! It contains silt, sand and clay.
Sandy – Large particles that feel dry and gritty and can't hold water.
This plant will not survive cold temperatures.
Some cultivars of this species are considered to cause allergic reactions in pets.
Ground cover and climbing plant. In ideal growing conditions it can become invasive. It reproduces and spreads from stem and root fragments. Seeds are spread by vehicles, machinery, water and in soil. NEMBA Category 1b in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.