Originally from Mexico, these fantastic "jungle-like" plants are becoming increasingly popular across the world. Their fleshy foliage has a particularly rich deep purple underside and striped pointed leaves. They are an easy care plant, suitable as a gift or for a beginner. Tradescantia come in such a range of beautiful varieties there's sure to be one for you!
How to care for your tradescantia
Water: Can be prone to root rot so allow to dry out between waterings, water less so in winter.
Light: Keep in bright indirect light, the brighter the more colour you will see on the leaves.
Humidity: They enjoy humidity but it is not required.
Temperature: Needs average to warm conditions 16-25°C but will be OK down to 10°C for short periods.
Other info -
Pot size: 12cm
Toxic to cats & dogs? Yes