Rhoeo Spathacea Compacta - Plant

Rhoeo makes an excellent and fast growing ground cover in the garden to make your home elegant and beautiful.
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1Rhoeo Spathacea Compacta - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Rhoeo Spathacea Compacta

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 flowers. Rhoeos also enjoy partial shade to full shade.

Rhoeos are normally grown due to the fact that they are very drought tolerant.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. You can either plant them in a container or you can try planting them under trees.

Trees tend to suck up much of the water under their canopies and provide shade, both conditions will make your Rhoeo happy.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 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 Spathacea Compacta care

    Rhoeo spathacea can be propagated by seeds, cuttings, or division. In most areas, Rhoeo is considered an annual, though, in fact, it is a tender perennial. This means that it can only tolerate temperatures down to about -6 degree Celsius before they are killed off. Keep in mind that this is the temperature that will kill them.
    Overwatering should be prevented when only when the soil feels dry to touch. Proper drainage facilities should be provided to the plant otherwise the roots rot.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 10 to 15 degrees
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Rhoeo Spathacea Compacta special feature

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

    Rhoeo Spathacea Compacta uses

    Ornamental Use:

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

    Medicinal Use:

    • Rhoeo spathacea aqueous leaf extracts as a beverage, in terms of its antioxidant activity and antibacterial activity
    • Note: Consume only after consulting doctors

  • 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 it's 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 plant.  1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.  2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(February-June). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com 

    What is Rhoeo plant?

    Rhoeo is a popular perennial bright colored garden plant mostly used as border plant. It is also known as Moses-in-the- Cradle or Moses-in-the-Boat. It is one of the best plants to grow in hanging baskets.

    Is Rhoeo indoor plant?

    No it is not indoor plant but can be grown on Balcony, window sills where they can get 4-6 hrs of direct sunlight a day.

    Can you split Rhoeo?

    Yes, Big Rhoeo plants can be divided into individual plants. Use side plants as stem cuttings.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 25 July 2020

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    manish kumar

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.

    Goverdhan

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

    Gurdeep Singh

    Friday, 28 February 2020

    Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice

    TONY TOMY

    Friday, 14 February 2020

    Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!

    Shiva Ranjani Reddy

    Wednesday, 05 February 2020

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Jayantyjoshi Joshi

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection

    ashish joshi

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Plant received in good packing, but is not similar as shown in web site.

    Josh Bailey

    Friday, 15 November 2019

    What are other names of this plant?

    pardeep jain

    Friday, 08 November 2019

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Shoba

    Thursday, 07 November 2019

    Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .

    Karabi Dutta

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

    Sriram Sena

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display

    Naresh Shokeen

    Saturday, 02 November 2019

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.

    prasanta pattnaik

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

    Namira Praveen

    Sunday, 20 October 2019

    Awesome.... Really I feel its now safe to buy plants online. Perfect packing....Great idea.

    kesab Roy

    Saturday, 19 October 2019

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Milind D'costa

    Friday, 18 October 2019

    I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

    Dimple Kataria

    Wednesday, 02 October 2019

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

    Violeena S Kemprai

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    What are other names of this plant?

    Manav Harsh Singla

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)

    Dhiraj Gome

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Aarti Khadilkar

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Excellent proctus collection

    Pipitoli Sumi

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection

    Pawan Nagpal

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    sunil

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.

    P Rudra Mini Raju

    Saturday, 09 June 2018

    Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection

    Gaurav Narwania

    Saturday, 09 June 2018

    Thank you for nice plants deleviry ... now i can trust online shopping of plants?

    Asha

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    Nishad F

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

    Aparajitha Raja

    Monday, 21 May 2018

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks

    omprakash singh

    Sunday, 20 May 2018

    Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

    Aarti Sharma

    Sunday, 20 May 2018

    Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Vinay

    Monday, 14 May 2018

    I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

    Pratibha Sharma

    Monday, 07 May 2018

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 06 May 2018

    Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

    pallavi jyoti

    Friday, 13 April 2018

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Menang Aier

    Wednesday, 06 September 2017

    Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.

    Rameshwar Jagdale

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    Absolutely superb in every way

    Vijaya Patil

    Tuesday, 11 July 2017

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 06 July 2017

    Simply love the plant....healthy n beautiful!!....Thankyou for the free gifts!!

    Reet Prasad

    Tuesday, 23 May 2017

    Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.

    Joshi Prisy

    Tuesday, 16 May 2017

    Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

    Nitin Mulik

    Sunday, 23 April 2017

    Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

    Charu Sheela

    Sunday, 19 March 2017

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

    Dhiraj Gome

    Friday, 03 March 2017

    Quick delivery, good price

    Srilatha Inti

    Wednesday, 08 February 2017

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Kiran Mayi

    Friday, 03 February 2017

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Shakil Anwar

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