close up of the bright pink and green leaves of Tradescantia Nanouk container full of 2 inch variegated Tradescantia Nanouks
close up of the bright pink and green leaves of Tradescantia Nanouk container full of 2 inch variegated Tradescantia Nanouks

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Tradescantia Nanouk Pink Wandering Jew

Tradescantia albiflora 'Nanouk'

The Pink Wandering Jew plant is a flowering house plant known for its vibrantly variegated pinkish-purple and lime green foliage. Give it indirect sun and watch its colors come to life in your home.

Growzone: 9-11

As Low As: $12.95

1. Choose Size & Quantity
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2 Inch Pot $12.95
2. Choose Recommended Add-Ons
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Espoma Organic Potting Mix
4 Quart Bag
$16.95
Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer
8 oz. Tub
$17.95
Osmocote Plus Outdoor and Indoor Plant Food
1 LB Shaker
$12.95
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Pink Wandering Jew (Tradescantia albiflora 'Nanouk') is a house plant that has most likely taken over your social media feeds. It's known for its purple, hot pink, and green striped foliage. This tropical plant prefers breaks between watering which makes it fairly low-maintenance. The Tradescantia Nanouk is native to Mexico, South and Central America, and the Caribbean.

This quality house plant thrives very well as an indoor vining plant. Grow this plant in bright, indirect sunlight for optimal vibrant blooms, and place it somewhere that’s not accessible to pets or small children. The Wandering Jew plant looks great in a hanging basket or stands where it can show off its vining growth habit, and unique foliage.


Growing Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 6 to 8 Inches
Mature Width: 36 to 40 Inches
Classification: Colorful foliage
Sunlight: Bright, indirect light to full sun (if outdoors)
Habit: Vine
Flower Color: Small purple flowers occasionally
Foliage: Purple, green, pink, and silver; variegated
Soil Condition: Likes to dry out occasionally
Water Requirements: Likes to dry out between watering
Uses: Excellent as a border or in a container or hanging basket, inside or out
This Plants Growzone: 9-11 Tradescantia Nanouk Pink Wandering Jew Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Tradescantia Nanouk Pink Wandering Jew

Before you buy a Pink Wandering Jew plant, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving!

What is the best light for My Pink Wandering Jew Plant?

What is the best light for My Pink Wandering Jew Plant?

Pink Wandering Jew Plants need bright, indirect light. Place your plant in a north or east-facing window to help enhance its vibrant foliage. However, too much direct sunlight will cause the purple and pink colors of the foliage to fade. Outside, Wandering Jew Plants don't handle full sun very well. This plant prefers shade or part sun to maintain its variegated foliage. Too much light will burn the leaves.

How do I fertilize Pink Wandering Jew Plants?

How do I fertilize Pink Wandering Jew Plants?

When fertilizing your Pink Wandering Jew plant, any all-purpose foliage fertilizer works great. If you're looking for a powder, quick release fertilizer check out Jack's Classic Indoor plant food. You simply mix it with water to provide quick nutrients to your plant. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is a granular option that is a slow release fertilizer that should be applied when potting or planting.

How do I water My Tradescantia Nanouk?

How do I water My Tradescantia Nanouk?

It is okay to allow your house plant to dry out on occasion. They don't do best when sitting in water for too long. If they are watered too often they will usually get crown rot, meaning the plant will die from the roots upward. We recommend watering your Pink Wandering Jew plant weekly during the summer, and less frequently in the cooler winter months.

What is the best soil for pink Wandering Jew Plants?

What is the best soil for pink Wandering Jew Plants?

Wandering Jew Plants require a very well-draining soil. They also prefer their soil to be slightly dryer in between watering. Regular potting mix with sand works well for plants potted in containers. Also make sure your plant is potted in a a pot with drainage holes. This will help any excess water to drain out instead of sit at the bottom of your pot. If planting outside, try to avoid any areas where your soil will get too moist.


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