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Fittonia Ruby Lime

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Normally grown as a houseplant, nerve plant or Fittonia is a spreading evergreen with delicately veined, deep-green leaves. … Nerve plant is a low-growing creeper that is a perfect fit for terrariums or bottle gardens. As beautiful as it is, fittonia is somewhat temperamental and tricky to grow as a houseplant.

In most areas, Rhoeo is considered an annual, though, in fact, it is a tender perennial which will increase the beauty of your home or garden.

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

Rhoeo spathacea is the synonym of Tradescantia spathacea. Moses in the Cradle is a rather succulent herb with a dense cluster of sturdy sword-shaped leaves arising from a trunklike stem. The leaves are a dark teal-tinged forest green on top and vivid violet underneath.

The small white three-petaled flowers are hidden in boat-shaped purple bracts nestled in the leaf axils. Flowers and seed are produced all year. Probably, the boat-shaped bracts with a small white flower in the middle look like an eye.

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 the Cradle, Oysterplant, Boatlily, Moses-in-a-boat
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 1 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

 

  • Water the tricolor rhoeo once per week. Water slowly and deeply down through the roots.
  • In the first growing season, it is especially important to maintain a consistent watering schedule to ensure a strong, healthy root system.
  • Proper drainage facilities should be provided to the plant otherwise the roots rot.
  • It need well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
  • It grows best in full-to-partial sunlight, though it also flourishes under bright interior lights.

Rhoeo Plant 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 to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 degrees C to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any 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 proved to be the excellent ground cover and a perfect hanging basket plant

It contains

Sr Item name
1 Rhoeo Plant, Rhoeo discolor (Tricolor, Variegated) – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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Description

(MRP Inclusive of all taxes)

  • Shipping Rs 149 for entire order
  • Dispatch in 5-8 days
  • Country of origin: India

Additional information

2 Shoots
3 Shoots
Delivery
Single Nood
Single Shoot

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