Plant Care Tradescantia 'White Zebra'
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Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Taxonomy

Tradescantia albiflora albovittata 'White Zebra'
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Water

How often to water your Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Water needs for Tradescantia 'White Zebra'
0.5 cups
every 7

Tradescantia 'White Zebra' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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 Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

70% Medium

Growing Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in Charlotte right now

Light needs for plant Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Charlotte is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 30.5% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

Charlotte is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Charlotte is expected to decrease by 30.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, Charlotte is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of …

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Finding light for Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tradescantia 'White Zebra': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Tradescantia 'White Zebra' 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..️

Charlotte, North Carolina currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Tradescantia 'White Zebra': 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 Tradescantia 'White Zebra' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Nutrient needs for plant Tradescantia 'White Zebra' in Charlotte, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Charlotte is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…

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Care Summary for Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Tradescantia 'White Zebra'

Tradescantia 'White Zebra'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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