4.3 out of 5 (41 experiences)
Also known as
boatlily, Sitara's Gold and Rhoeo discolor tricolor
What other plant parents say
I bought this guy for the purple leaves. It was one lil stick with a few leaves nothing too exciting. I stuck it in my big window facing South. I kinda forgot to pay attention and watered it every ot…
I got this plant as a “rescue”. She is quite fussy. She only likes the west facing window, with bright, indirect sunlight. Minimal watering- I wait until the soil is nearly dry. Initially, all of her…
Beautiful coloured leaves. This is my favourite house plant to date, grows super fast in bright indirect light, have found I don’t need much humidity is happy in my lounge window in an East facing wi…
This plant is just.........ugly? Out of all my plants it’s the one that I don’t like looking at and wish would die but it just doesn’t. It’s just leggy and weird looking no matter what I do.
I am just not sure while will make her happy! I have brought her from home to the office but she keeps browning up and losing leaves. 😢
Bought hims bc he’a purple. Kept him in a low lit area but then i moved him to a window with lots of light and he grew twice the size!!
Did very well with little sunlight for a few months. Now that it’s in full sun, it’s shot up and seems very happy!
Such a beautiful plant! Not hard to keep up with or keep alive. One thing is to make sure to clean leaves.
The color is so nice - it doesn’t feel real although I know it is real!!! 💜 it’s also easy to care for 😊🌿
Needs A LOT of humidity to avoid browning tips.
How to care for Moses-In-The-Cradle
Moses-In-The-Cradle needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Moses-In-The-Cradle 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.
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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 Moses-In-The-Cradle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.