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Tradescantia 'Nanouk'

Tradescantia 'Nanouk'

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Regular price $18.99 USD
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Tradescantia 'Nanouk' is a captivating houseplant known for its stunning variegated foliage featuring shades of green, pink, and white. The leaves are lance-shaped and grow along thick, upright stems, giving the plant a more compact and bushy appearance compared to other trailing Tradescantia species. As a relatively fast-growing indoor plant, the Nanouk can reach a height of up to 1-2 ft and has the ability to spread, filling the container it's placed in. 

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Tradescantia albiflora

Common: Nanouk, Tradescantia Nanouk, Fantasy Venice, Wandering Dude, Spiderwort, and Tradescantia bubblegum

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • If you have a variegated variety, make sure it gets plenty of bright, indirect light to maintain its vibrant colors.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Commelinaceae family, also known as the spiderwort, dayflower, or tradescantia family, which includes over 650 species.
  • Tradescantia species are native to the Americas, including North, Central, and South America.
  • Tradescantia is named after John Tradescant, a 17th-century English botanist and gardener.
  • Some species are native to the Americas and have been used traditionally for medicinal purposes.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance
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Jenna McNeil
First purchase!

I got this Tradescantia Nanouk as part of my first purchase from this shop and I’m so happy with it! This plant is stunning and I love the purple leaves so much. I can’t wait to care for this plant and see more of those beautiful purple leaves grow. It was packaged carefully and arrived in great condition! I will definitely be purchasing from this shop again!

Hello Jenna! We appreciate your review so much. We also love the vibrant purple on the tradescantia leaves. Thank you for choosing to support Mental Houseplants!