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Turtle Vine – Plant

Product Contains

Sr No. Product Name
1 Turtle vine – Plant (10-15 cm)
2 Round Plastic Pot (Black/White)

299.00 350.00

Estimated delivery date 2021/11/03
1,043.00 for 3 item(s)

Description

Turtle Vine Plant, is a hanging plant from the family Commelinaceae. This species comes from Central and South America. It enhances the elegance of the balcony, terrace or any place it is kept.

Turtle vine is a fast-growing perennial that grows to a whooping length of 20 inches per year in ideal conditions. It has a spread of 3 m both horizontally and vertically that looks attractive in both containers and hanging baskets when mature. It’s a Tradescantia genus member and succulent with thick and small-sized foliage. 

Growing turtle vine is easy in both indoor and outdoor, and that’s what makes turtle vine a valued ornamental houseplant.

Plant Specification

Common Name Turtle Vine, Chain Plant, Inch Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 6-12 inches
Flower Colour NA
Bloom Time NA
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Caring

Sunlight

  • Keep the plant in place with morning and evening bright light for better growth of the plant.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Special Feature

Attractive foliage.

Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is an excellent plant for hanging baskets.

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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