Written by Maggie
Mar 23 2021
Small-Leaf Spiderwort (Tradescantia fiumiensis) is a perennial herb of the genus Rosa in the Anatidaceae family, which is well suited for indoor cultivation. How to grow Small-Leaf Spiderwort? The following will introduce the growing and caring methods of Small-Leaf Spiderwort to you.
When we grow and care for Small-Leaf Spiderwort, the mixed medium of leaf rot soil, garden soil and river sand is used for potting. Since Small-Leaf Spiderwort grows by creeping, it is advisable to hang the pot body to achieve better ornamental effect.
In the initial growth of the stem and tendrils every 10-15 days to apply liquid fertilizer, when the stem sprawl full pot can stop fertilizing.
When we grow and care for Small-Leaf Spiderwort, keep the pot soil moist, watering attention between dry wet, less watering in winter; High temperature and dry should often spray water to the leaf, in order to maintain the air humidity around the flowerpot, too dry growth is inhibited, leaves dry lack of vitality.
When we grow and care for Small-Leaf Spiderwort in winter it can be placed in the sun, summer sun exposure. In the growth season should be shaded maintenance. But too shaded, stems are easy to grow, variegated varieties are not obvious markings.
When we grow and care for Small-Leaf Spiderwort in summer, it should be placed in a cool, ventilated place, to avoid direct light, otherwise the leaves will be withered. Hygrophilic, when the air is dry, it is necessary to spray to the foliage to increase the relative humidity of the air.
When we grow and care for Small-Leaf Spiderwort in winter, place it indoors in a sunny place and keep room temperature 5.C above, can safely winter.