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Exposure TradescantiaSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year.

Generalities Tradescantia
The Tradescantia has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. This plant in the summer assumes a white colouring; it is small in size and can reach 60 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants are perennial herbs.

Fertilization Tradescantia
During the spring letís regularly use a fertilizer rich with nitrogen and potassium to favour the development of the new vegetation; fertilization is done by adding fertilizer to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days.

Watering TradescantiaTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.

Treatments Tradescantia
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Soil Tradescantia
Cultivate in a good soil of an average mix, which slightly withholds humidity.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
4
1
2
1
0
1
continental
3
2
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
2
3
2
3
0
1

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Notes Tradescantia

If desired, we can grow the the Tradescantia in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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