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Wandering Jew, Zebrina Pendula – Plant

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Cockroach grass, inch plant, purple wandering Jew, silver inch plant, silvery inch

Sr Item name
1 Zebrina Pendula – Plant
2 4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Tradescantia zebrina, formerly known as Zebrina pendula, is a species of spiderwort more commonly known as an inch plant or wandering jew. The common name is shared with closely related varieties.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name cockroach grass, inch plant, inchplant, purple wandering Jew, silver inch plant, silvery inch
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Flower Colour Green, Silver, Pink and Red
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to Grow

Planting And Care


  • Wandering jew plants are pretty simple to care for and maintain, although providing plenty of bright light is important.
  • Tradescatia naturally become spindly and need to be pruned regularly and pinching stems will encourage fuller growth, improving it s appearance.

Zebrina Pendula Care

Zebrina pendula is a fast-growing plant with deep green leaves marked by colorful silver or purple variegations and velvety purple undersides. Although Zebrina pendula is most often grown as a hardy indoor plant
it is suitable for growing outdoors in the warm climates of U.S. Department of Agriculture growing zones 9 through 11. With its fleshy, succulent stems, Zebrina pendula is easily propagated by planting cuttings.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil potting mix
Temperature 24 C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Zebrina Pendula Special Feature

This plant can be moved or manipulated easily as its runners cling lightly to the ground (if used as cover). … watery sap (a characteristic unique to T. zebrina as compared with the other aforementioned types).

Zebrina Pendula Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Easy to grow
  • As a houseplant, grow in pots, hanging baskets or along shelves
  • Ground cover or bedding plant where it can be grown outdoors

Medicinal Use:

  • Tradescantia zebrina is a native trailing plant of Mexico that has been used medicinally in an herbal tea in Jamaica to treat the common cold
  • The plant, also known as Wandering Jew, is used additionally to treat problems of the uterus, high blood pressure and tuberculosis
  • Sometimes Tradescantia zebrina is used in a mixture with other types of herbs to treat amenorrhea and to strengthen the blood
  • Matali, a Mexican beverage made with lemon and Tradescantia zebrina, is another medicinal remedy


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