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Tradescantia spathacea ‘sitara’ gold

199.00

Tradescantia Spathacea, also known as ‘Sitara’s Gold’ is a small and low-growing succulent plant, produce rosettes of coppery gold leaves with deep burgundy undersides and form rosettes. It is a very attractive foliage plants. The leaves are covered in soft pale hairs the their bases form a sheath around the stems.

CLASSIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

BIOGEOGRAPHY

Native Distribution Of horticultural origin
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical
Local Conservation Status Exotic

DESCRIPTION AND ETHNOBOTANY

Growth Form It is a herbaceous plant growing in a clump-forming rosette form and grows about 15 to 30 cm tall.
Foliage Its leaves are sword-shaped. The leaf upper side is coppery-gold while the underside is purple to burgundy.

LANDSCAPING FEATURES

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
Plant & Rootzone Preference – Tolerance Dry Soils / Drought, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils, Shallow Media (8 -10cm), Easy to Grow
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Flowerbed / Border, Groundcover, Container Planting
Thematic Landscaping Rockery / Desert Garden
Usage Hazard – Cons Irritant – Sap

PLANT CARE AND PROPAGATION

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast
Maintenance Requirements Moderate
Potential Problems Over-watering may cause root rot.
Propagation Method Storage Organ, Division

FOLIAR

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth, Thick
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Arrangement Along Stem Whorled
Foliar Venation Parallel
Foliar Margin Entire
Foliar Apex – Tip Acute
Foliar Base Truncate / Square
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Remarks Top side of leaf is yellowish green, under side of leaf is purple.
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(MRP Inclusive of all taxes)

  • Shipping Rs. 149 for entire order.
  • Plants will be shipping with pots.
  • Dispatch will be done within 3 to 5 days.
  • Delivery will be done within 2 to 4 days.
  • Country of origin: India.
  • Images may varies with the plant due to climate ,shipping, etc.

How to Care :

  • Make sure your plants are getting enough water and sunlight.
  • Recommended Soil Media: 40% Garden Soil 25% cocopeat 25% Organic manure/Vermicompost 5% charcoal chips 5% perlite.
  • Fertilize your plants once a month.
  • Avoid over-watering your plants.
  • Cut off any dead or diseased Leaves.
  • Make Sure Pots Have Drainage Holes.
  • Don’t Repot Immediately after received wait for at least 2-3 Days.

Additional information

2 Shoots
3 Shoots
Delivery
Single Nood
Single Shoot

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