Tradescantia spathacea 'Sitara'

12cm pot - 25cm tall £9.99
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Buy Tradescantia spathacea 'Sitara' Mosses-in-the-cradle: Clusters of colourful foliage

  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: fast growing
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 25cm (including pot)
  • Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot.

    The foliage of this undemanding houseplant is variously striped with cream and green, and is flushed with pink - which is also the predominant colour on the lower surface of the leaves. It forms in a rosette, so looks very pretty when viewed from above - or from the side. Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a black plastic pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Make sure that it is in a bright spot but not in direct sun, with a constant average temperature no lower than 10°C in the winter. Watering is simple, -water well in the growing season from spring to autumn, then reduce watering in the winter when the plant's growth has slowed down. You can mist the leaves occasionally in a hot summer.

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