Plant Care (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

(cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

Taxonomy

Tradescantia Blossfeldiana
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

Water

How often to water your (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

Water needs for (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'
0.5 cups
every 9

(cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Calculate water needs of (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

(cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac' 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac': 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 (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for (cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

(cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'

(cerinthoides) variegata (smooth form) - 'Lilac'


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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