Plant Care Tahitian Bridal Veil

Tahitian Bridal Veil

4.8 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Tahitian Bridal Veil has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Tahitian Bridal Veil has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Tradescantia geniculata

Taxonomy

Gibasis geniculata
Gibasis
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Tahitian Bridal Veil

Water

How often to water your Tahitian Bridal Veil

Water needs for Tahitian Bridal Veil
0.5 cups
every 9

Tahitian Bridal Veil needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Tahitian Bridal Veil

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Tahitian Bridal Veil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tahitian Bridal Veil: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Tahitian Bridal Veil may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Tahitian Bridal Veil in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tahitian Bridal Veil

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Tahitian Bridal Veil: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Tahitian Bridal Veil after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Tahitian Bridal Veil

Tahitian Bridal Veil

Tahitian Bridal Veil


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Tahitian Bridal Veil has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Tahitian Bridal Veil has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Tahitian Bridal Veil has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Kirsten avatar
@Kirsten
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 91 XP
globe Rangataua, Manawatu-Wanganui
10/11/2021

Stems are delicate so place somewhere where it won’t be snagged.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Shari0122 avatar
@Shari0122
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 351 XP
globe Allentown, Pennsylvania
06/10/2021

Just a really pretty plant

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