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Variegated White Wandering Jew

Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata'

Not only is this plant gorgeous with cascading foliage of white and green, it is known to be tolerant of a wide range of conditions. This plant is perfect for the new houseplant parent looking for a houseplant unlike any other.

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Tradescantia fluminensis White Wandering Jew for Sale Online

The Variegated White Wandering Jew plant (Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata') is an easy-to-care-for houseplant made popular by its striking variegated foliage. Commonly referred to as small-leaf Spiderwort, this plant's foliage seems to crawl out in a vining habit; this also makes it a perfect candidate for a hanging basket or lofted pot.


Growzone: 9-11 Variegated White Wandering Jew Hardiness Zones 9-11
Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 6 to 8 Inches
Mature Width: 36 to 40 Inches
Classification: Variegated vining foliage
Sunlight: Bright, indirect light to full sun (if outdoors)
Habit: Vine
Flower Color: Small white flowers occasionally
Foliage: Creamy white and green
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

How to Care for Variegated White Wandering Jew

Before you buy a Variegated White Wandering Jew plant, make sure to read about our recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.

What is the best light for Variegated Wandering Jew Plants?

What is the best light for Variegated Wandering Jew Plants?

Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata' need bright, indirect light from a windowsill. Place your plant in a north or east-facing window to help enhance its vibrant foliage. 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 Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata' Plants?

How do I fertilize Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata' Plants?

Any all purpose, foliage fertilizer will work for White Wandering Jew Plants. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting.

How do I water Variegated White Wandering Jew Plants?

How do I water Variegated White Wandering Jew Plants?

White Wandering Jew Plants like to dry out occasionally between watering. It does not like to stay or sit in water or get too dry. We recommend watering weekly during the summer, and less frequently in the winter. Overwatering can lead to root and/or crown rot.

What is the best soil for Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata' Plants?

What is the best soil for Tradescantia fluminensis 'Albovittata' Plants?

White Wandering Jew Plants need a very well draining soil, and prefers to have slightly dry conditions. Regular potting mix with sand works well for plants potted in containers. Adding Coco Coir to the soil can help with drainage.


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