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Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata - Plant

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Grown as a dense, slowly enlarging clump, this plant does well outdoors in warmer climates or grows as a houseplant with the excellent eye-catching view.

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Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata Plant
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Description for Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata

Plant height: 5 - 8 inches (12 - 21 cm)
Plant spread:

The large statured traditional Moses in a Boat or Oyster Plant is so called for the open oyster shell shaped bracts from which peep the white spider flowers. Boat shaped bracts tucked between the thickly packed outthrust fleshy green leaves, purpled beneath.
It is a fantastic conservatory plant for office, shops and for any room in the house. It provides an excellent look and is considered best for indoor cultivation and grown in gardens owing to its ornamental features.

Common name(s): Moses-in-a-basket,oyster plant,boat lily or Moses-in-a-cradle plant.
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Not defined
Max reachable height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty to grow: easy to grow

Planting and care

Rhoeo spathacea can be propagated by seeds, cuttings, or division. Rhoeos are normally grown due to the fact that they are very drought tolerant. As a matter of fact, this plant will develop some serious issues with root rot and foliage diseases if the plant is kept too wet or watered too often.
For best growth and color give him bright indirect light or a little morning or afternoon sun.

Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: medium
Temperature: 20 F. (-6 C.)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata

  • If you live in an area that normally gets large amounts of rain, your Rhoeo may not grow well in your garden no matter what you do.
  • Overwatering should be prevented water only when the soil feels dry to touch.
  • Proper drainage facilities should be provided to the plant otherwise the roots rot.

Typical uses of Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata

Special features: As a houseplant, grow in hanging baskets or along shelves. Outdoors, it forms an excellent ground cover.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose in hanging basket and act as an excellent ground cover.

Medicinal use: This plant is used in fever, cough, and bronchitis.
Note: Consult a doctor before consuming it.

References

    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=279283&isprofile=0&
    http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/rhoeo/growing-rhoeo-plants-in-the-garden.htm

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4 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 23 June 2018
I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.
4 / 5 Nitin Mulik 16 June 2018
"I can t wait to bulk purchase again.
4 / 5 Rajesh Sabharwal 09 June 2018
Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed
5 / 5 MeeTu PraVeen TripaThi 06 June 2018
Can be kept in semi shade areas
4 / 5 Kiran Mayi 27 May 2018
Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it

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