Plant Care Tradescantia Nanouk

Tradescantia Nanouk

4.8 out of 5 (11 experiences)

Tradescantia Nanouk has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Tradescantia Nanouk has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Fantasy Venice

Taxonomy

Tradescantia albiflora 'Nanouk'
Tradescantia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

What other plant parents say

Tradescantia Nanouk has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 7
Tradescantia Nanouk has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Tradescantia Nanouk has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Tradescantia Nanouk has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Tradescantia Nanouk has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Merryberry avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Tradescantia Nanouk named Leaf Erickson by Merryberry on Greg, the plant care app
04/15/2021

Pretty foliage, but a bit finicky. My plant arrived in bad shape and I’m hoping a little TLC will bring him back into fighting shape.

Bryna avatar on Greg, the plant care app
@Bryna
Hermosa Beach, CA
Rating of the plant Tradescantia Nanouk named donnatella by Bryna on Greg, the plant care app
03/04/2021

Grew so much in the first few months I got it! loves the sunlight and is obviously stunning!

Birdgrlkel avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Tradescantia Nanouk named Reign by Birdgrlkel on Greg, the plant care app
02/25/2021

Beautiful colors! Super easy to propagate.

How to care for Tradescantia Nanouk

Water

How often to water your Tradescantia Nanouk

Water needs for Tradescantia Nanouk
0.5 cups
every 7

Tradescantia Nanouk needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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 Nanouk

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Tradescantia Nanouk in your home

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

Tradescantia Nanouk 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 Tradescantia Nanouk

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

Care Summary for Tradescantia Nanouk

Tradescantia Nanouk

Tradescantia Nanouk


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 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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