Plant Care Tradescantia 'Lavendar'
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Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

Taxonomy

Tradescantia fluminensis 'Lavender'
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

Water

How often to water your Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

Water needs for Tradescantia 'Lavendar'
0.5 cups
every 7

Tradescantia 'Lavendar' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 'Lavendar'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

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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 'Lavendar' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

65% Medium

Growing Tradescantia 'Lavendar' in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Tradescantia 'Lavendar' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Tradescantia 'Lavendar' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35.5% ☀️

October 22nd, 2021

Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 35.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Tradescantia 'Lavendar' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 22nd, 2021

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours …

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Finding light for Tradescantia 'Lavendar' in your home

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

Tradescantia 'Lavendar' 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..️

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

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

When to repot Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

Nutrient needs for plant Tradescantia 'Lavendar' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

October 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Philadelphia 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 repo…

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Care Summary for Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

Tradescantia 'Lavendar'

Tradescantia 'Lavendar'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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