Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata - Plant

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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1Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata, Tradescantia Spathacea Vittata - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Moses-in-a-basket,oyster plant,boat lily or Moses-in-a-cradle 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 Vittata 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
    Watering medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 F. (-6 C.)
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata special feature

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

    Rhoeo Spathacea Vittata uses

    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

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How tall do Rhoeo grow?

    Rhoeo plant can grow 0.5 to 1 feet.

    How to propagate Rhoeo plant?

    Use side shoots as cuttings or bushy plant can be divided and potted in new pots in spring to summer. Use a well drained soil for potting.

    What is Rhoeo flower?

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

    Is Rhoeo plant poisonous?

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

    How to grow Rhoeo?

    Grow Rhoeo plant at a location receiving direct sunlight (3-6 hrs a day) and can grow in indirect bright light or shade for the rest of the day. The soil should be moist and never allow to dry out for long. Apply any organic fertilizer from spring to fall.

    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.

    How big do Rhoeo grow?

    Rhoeo plant can spread up to 1-2 feet and can grow 0.5-1 feet tall.

    Is Rhoeo indoor plant?

    No it is not indoor plant but can be grown on Balcony, window sills where they can get 3-6 hrs of direct sunlight a day.

    Can you split Rhoeo?

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



    Reviews

    Sunday, 16 February 2020

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    Sikandar Yadav

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy

    Gaurav Narwania

    Saturday, 16 November 2019

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

    Santosh Choudhary
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