Lilac Wandering Jew has a pastel purple foliage as compared to the dark purple of our Hanging Wandering Jew. This plant also has a mix of green, lilac and white stripes which makes it look unique as compare to other hanging plants. This may loose some leaves but it would still keep growing longer and more lush!
- Pot diameter: 4 to 5 inches
This indoor plant in Manila is local to the tropical climates of Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. Their habitat includes forests, disturbed areas, plantations, and orchards. Some spiderwort plants are poisonous weeds, while some are valued as nursery plants. And a few, similar to Tradescantia zebrina is developed principally as indoor houseplants. At present, it’s currently available in Australia, different Pacific islands, Tanzania, and east and southeast Asia.
This Lilac Wandering Jew in Manila is fairly easy to care for. With minimal effort, this indoor plant can trail and be lush in no time. They thrive best in bright to medium indirect sunlight to receive optimum growth. When their color starts to fade, it may be a sign that your plant isn’t receiving enough sunlight. This indoor plant also likes its soil moist. So watering schedule can be once to twice a week should be enough. Make sure that the top 1 to 2 inches of the soil is dry already before watering.
The easiest method to propagate the Lilac Wandering Jew is to utilize 2 to 3-inch stem cuttings. Choose healthy and established stems, cut below a node, and remove the leaves at the bottom. Place the cuttings where you wish to develop the plant – water or soil. When kept moist in soil and placed in a bright shaded area, the cuttings will flourish, and new leaves will start appearing in a couple of days.