Purple Tongue - Tradescantia Zebrina | 30cm to 40cm

From AED 70.00

Tradescantia Zebrina, also known as Purple Tongue, is a trailing houseplant that is popular for its eye-catching foliage. The leaves are lance-shaped and have a metallic sheen with hues of green, silver, and purple. Small, three-petaled white flowers may bloom in the summer. The plant is easy to grow and is a great addition to any indoor garden.

Plant Care:

  1. Light: Purple Tongue thrives in bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light conditions.
  2. Water: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.
  3. Humidity: Tradescantia Zebrina prefers moderate to high humidity, mist regularly.
  4. Soil: A well-draining potting mix is ideal for Purple Tongue, with a pH of 6.1 to 6.5.
  5. Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant every 2-4 weeks with a balanced water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season.
  6. Propagation: Tradescantia Zebrina can be propagated by stem cuttings placed in water or damp soil.


Our plants are always supplied with nursery pot. Please note, therefore, that the size specifications always refer to the height of the plant including the plant pot. Deviations of a few centimeters cannot always be ruled out as you are buying a natural living product. The height depends on several factors and can also vary slightly seasonally. The mentioned height of the plant is inclusive of the pot.

Origin: Central America, Mexico, and South America
Family Name: Commelinaceae
Flower Color: White

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