Plant Care Wondering Jude Tortuga

Wondering Jude Tortuga


Tradescantia 'Tortuga'

How to care for Wondering Jude Tortuga


How often to water your Wondering Jude Tortuga

Water needs for Wondering Jude Tortuga
0.5 cups
every 7

Wondering Jude Tortuga 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 Wondering Jude Tortuga

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Wondering Jude Tortuga in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Wondering Jude Tortuga: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Wondering Jude Tortuga 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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How to fertilize Wondering Jude Tortuga

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

Care Summary for Wondering Jude Tortuga

Wondering Jude Tortuga

Wondering Jude Tortuga

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 3ft from a window


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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