Plant Care Pink Furry Tradescantia

Pink Furry Tradescantia

About Pink Furry Tradescantia

This cultivar of Tradescantia is an exceptionally easy plant to care for and might surprise you with some of their delightful blossoms. They are extremely easy to propagate by stem and one plant can give rise to dozens of new ones, which makes them great for sharing. 🤝 As houseplants they often trail, but will also creep along the ground if grown outdoors. Their succulent leaves make them sensitive to frost, so be sure to bring them indoors if your winter temperatures dip below freezing. ❄️

Taxonomy

Tradescantia cerinthoides 'Pink Furry'
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Pink Furry Tradescantia

Water

How often to water your Pink Furry Tradescantia

Water needs for Pink Furry Tradescantia
0.5 cups
every 9

Pink Furry Tradescantia 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 Furry Tradescantia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Pink Furry Tradescantia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pink Furry Tradescantia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pink Furry Tradescantia 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 Pink Furry Tradescantia

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

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Care Summary for Pink Furry Tradescantia

Pink Furry Tradescantia

Pink Furry Tradescantia


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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