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Rhoeo Plant, Rhoeo discolor Compacta - Plant

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Description

Make your home garden elegant and beautiful by growing excellent and fast growing ground covering Rhoeo plant.

Sr Item name
1 Rhoeo Plant, Rhoeo discolor Compacta - Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Rhoeo makes an excellent and fast growing ground cover in the garden. Rhoeo is a short-stemmed tender foliage plant which makes attractive small, dense, spreading clumps. In the axils of the leaves, they produce small white flowe ¹

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Moses-in-a-basket, Tradescantia spathacea, The boat lily, Moses-in-the-cradle, Boat lily, and Oyster plant.
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Rhoeo Plant care

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
  • Temperature 10 to 15 degrees
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Rhoeo Plant special feature

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

    Rhoeo Plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used as an excellent ground cover, perfect hanging basket plant

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How tall do Rhoeo grow?

    Rhoeo plant can grow 0.5 to 1 feet.

    How to propagate Rhoeo plant?

    You can propagate Rhoeo plants from seeds but its easier to use stem cuttings or divisions. 1.At the time of repotting simply remove the babies or plantlets around the perimeter of the parent plant.2.Each plantlet should have its own roots.3.Transplant into a pot having a 5-inch upper diameter with drainage hole.4.Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.5.Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.

    What is Rhoeo flower?

    Rhoeo has small white flowers in boat-shaped purple bracts located in the leaf axils.

    Is Rhoeo plant poisonous?

    Yes, Rhoeo considered as poisonous. If consumed it may cause lip, mouth, throat irritation and stomach pain. Considered as poisonous.

    How to grow Rhoeo?

    Rhoeo plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow