Plant Care Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Tradescantia 'Green Hill' 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.

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

Taxonomy

Tradescantia 'Green Hill'
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

Also known as

Spiderwort 'Green Hill'

How to care for Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Water

How often to water your Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Water needs for Tradescantia 'Green Hill'
0.5 cups
every 9

Tradescantia 'Green Hill' 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 Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Tradescantia 'Green Hill' in your home

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

Tradescantia 'Green Hill' 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 Tradescantia 'Green Hill' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

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

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Care Summary for Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Tradescantia 'Green Hill'

Tradescantia 'Green Hill'


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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