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Tradescantia Zebrina / Wandering Jew “Hanging”

Tradescantia Zebrina / Wandering Jew “Hanging”

Pot Type: Plastic Pot

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Tradescantia Zebrina, also known as the Wandering Jew or Inch Plant, is a testament to nature's artistry with its vibrant foliage and cascading vines. Discover the allure of the Tradescantia Zebrina, a plant that effortlessly combines beauty with resilience, making it an ideal choice for the unique climate of Dubai and the UAE. Known for its striking purple and silver-striped leaves, this eye-catching plant adds a touch of elegance to both indoor and outdoor spaces. Dive into the world of Tradescantia Zebrina and unlock the secrets to nurturing this stunning botanical gem in the heart of the desert.

Care Tips for Tradescantia Zebrina

Caring for Tradescantia Zebrina is relatively easy, and it's a great choice for both indoor and outdoor environments in Dubai and the UAE. Here are some care tips to help your Tradescantia Zebrina to thrive!


Tradescantia Zebrina prefers bright, indirect sunlight. It can also tolerate lower light conditions, making it suitable for indoor spaces with varying light levels. However, avoid placing it in direct sunlight, especially during the intense heat of the day in Dubai.


Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season. Water the plant when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. In the UAE's climate, be mindful not to let the soil become overly dry, but also avoid waterlogging, as this can lead to root rot.


Use well-draining potting soil to prevent water from accumulating around the roots. A mix designed for tropical or indoor plants is suitable for Tradescantia Zebrina.


This plant thrives in warm temperatures. Keep it in an environment where the temperature stays between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C). It can tolerate higher temperatures but may suffer in cooler conditions.


 Tradescantia Zebrina can adapt to average humidity levels, which is beneficial in the relatively dry climate of Dubai. However, if the air is exceptionally dry, consider placing a tray of water near the plant or using a humidifier.


Feed your Tradescantia Zebrina with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season. Reduce or eliminate fertilizer during the fall and winter when the plant is in a dormant phase.


Regularly pinch back the tips of the plant to encourage bushier growth. This also helps control its trailing habit, making it a great option for hanging baskets or cascading down shelves.


Tradescantia Zebrina is easy to propagate. You can create new plants by taking stem cuttings and rooting them in water or directly in soil.


If your Tradescantia Zebrina becomes leggy, consider providing some support or training the vines to keep the plant looking tidy and compact.

By following these care tips, you can enjoy the vibrant and cascading beauty of Tradescantia Zebrina in your Dubai and UAE home or garden.

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