Ultra-cute and convenient to develop succulent. It looks splendid in the baskets or containers Bianca likes bright indirect exposure of light which makes it an ideal house plant! Callisia repens variegata is attached to the Tradescantia family and possesses a common name of Bolivian jew. This plant possesses tiny leaves that range from green with stripes to pink and cream. It is a low trailing plant that is perfect for establishing in tiny hanging baskets. It is convenient to care, a cure for, and a good starter plant.
Shade the partial shade, temp 45 to 100 degrees, mound to 8 to 10 ins. will trail to 3 to 5 ft or more never prohibit to acquiring truly dry between watering. Callisia repens variegata is regarding the Tradescantia family and possesses a common name of Bolivian jew. This plant has tiny leaves that range from green with stripes to pink and cream. It is a low growing plant that is incredible for establishing tiny hanging baskets. It is convenient to take care of and a starter plant.
Shade to partial shade, temp 45 to 100 degrees, mound to 8 to 10 ins. will trail to 3 to 5 ft or more, never prohibited to acquire truly dry between watering periods.
It belongs to the family of Commelinaceae
This plant is usually shipped in a 3.5 and 4 inch pot.
Callisia repens is a plant along with purplish stems, rooting at the nodes and often forming immense mats. The leaves are usually evergreen, simple, decent with entire margins, waxy, and measure up to 4 cm long and 2 cm wide. The lower of the surface of the leaf is purple. Freezing temperatures have a tendency that brings out more amount of purple. The stems possess a watery sap and contain nodes that are about 1 inch apart so that is why it is known as inch plant. The blooms are tiny and white. They are borne in clusters from the leaf axils. It blossoms from late spring season to early fall season. Turtle Vine could be used in containers or pots, ground cover, and hanging basket.
A vigorous, convenient to grow houseplant with the habit of growth. Now it is better to place where the vines can fall sharply or trail along a shelf for the best effect. It possesses exceptionally low maintenance.
Looks great spilling over container edges. Immensely decorative on a tiny table or in a hanging basket. May be displayed outdoors in dryer weather.
Turtle Vine grows develops well in partial exposure of sunlight to partial shade. If the pot is placed at least 50 centimeters behind the window warmer summer then the sun will be tolerated.
During the summer season, a spot in the garden or on the balcony is welcomed. There it has to be gradually accustomed to the sun, which is no longer filtered through a window.
Daily mixes for container plants, cacti and succulents, herbs and vegetables could be used.
If leaves and shoots are to be fed to turtles or birds it is highly suggested to use a vegetable or herbal soil. These mixes contain organic fertilizers.
First and foremost let the soil be nearly dried between the waterings. Water sparingly if placed to temperate during winter. Prohibit overwatering strictly. It is better to dry out for a shorter period will be tolerated.
From every 4th to 8th week if Callisia repens is in active growth. Feed with liquid organic fertilizer. A unique bought or recently repotted plant doesn’t require to be fed for the most recent year.
Turtle Vine likes it heats the year-round however could also be kept temperate or freezing during the winter season, at 10 to 15 °C (50 to 59 °F). The freezer is placed, the less amount of watering is needed. The least temperature is 5 °C (41 °F).
Cuttings root at 20 to 25 °C in 2 to 4 weeks. Callisia repens can be briskly propagated by rooting tip cuttings. Take two to three inches lengthy tip cutting in spring. Pot up various cuttings in a container to develop immense foliage cover briskly.
Pinch daily in order to promote denser foliage. Prune to keep within constraints.
Pests and Diseases
There is no serious pest or disease problems at all. Watch for aphids, mealybugs, scale, spider mites.