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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.
|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)|
|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?
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?
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?
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?
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.