Plant Care Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Pink Stripe Spiderwort

About Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Pink Stripe Spiderwort is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Pink Stripe Spiderwort likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Tradescantia pallida 'Pink Stripe'
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Water

How often to water your Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Water needs for Pink Stripe Spiderwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Pink Stripe Spiderwort 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 Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Pink Stripe Spiderwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pink Stripe Spiderwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pink Stripe Spiderwort 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 Pink Stripe Spiderwort in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pink Stripe Spiderwort: 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 Pink Stripe Spiderwort after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Pink Stripe Spiderwort

Pink Stripe Spiderwort


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.

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