Plant Care wandering dude 'burgundy'

wandering dude 'burgundy'

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wandering dude 'burgundy' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
wandering dude 'burgundy' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About wandering dude 'burgundy'

This cultivar of Tradescantia zebrina is an exceptionally easy plant to care for and might surprise you with some of their delightful white and purple blossoms. Their leaves have characteristic stripes, which is where they get the name Zebrina! 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. ❄️


Tradescantia zebrina 'burgundy'

How to care for wandering dude 'burgundy'


How often to water your wandering dude 'burgundy'

Water needs for wandering dude 'burgundy'
0.5 cups
every 9

wandering dude 'burgundy' 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 wandering dude 'burgundy'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for wandering dude 'burgundy' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant wandering dude 'burgundy': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

wandering dude 'burgundy' 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 wandering dude 'burgundy'

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

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Care Summary for wandering dude 'burgundy'

wandering dude 'burgundy'

wandering dude 'burgundy'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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.

What other plant parents say

wandering dude 'burgundy' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
wandering dude 'burgundy' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
wandering dude 'burgundy' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Ashleysoasis1 avatar
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globe Belews Creek, NC

Especially beautiful!! Different shades of purple and green!!

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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