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What Is This Houseplant?

I was given this plant and I have no idea what kind it is.
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November 13, 20171 found this helpful

It looks like a watermelon Peperomia.

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November 19, 20170 found this helpful

Wandering Jew.

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November 13, 20170 found this helpful

It could be a striped marantha.

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November 19, 20170 found this helpful

Could also be a Wandering Jew plant. You'll know if it starts vining like crazy.


https://www.gar … -jew-plants.htm.

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Anonymous
November 19, 20170 found this helpful

I think it could be what is called a Wandering Jew.

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November 19, 20170 found this helpful

Definitely a wandering Jew. When it matures take cuttings and root to pass along to friends, it will last for many years and provide many babies to share.

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November 19, 20170 found this helpful

I think it may be an Aluminum plant. Terri

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November 19, 20170 found this helpful

It is a Tradescantia zebrina from the very large family of Tradescantia. They can become very large and beautiful. It is one of the best hanging plants and very easy to grow. You will have a better result if you water it at the most only once every two weeks in the summer and once a month in the winter. The best way is to let the soil dry completely and only then to give it a quick bath of lukewarm water for just a few minutes but remember that what is lukewarm for a human being's hand is a bit too hot for a plant.

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It doesn't need chemical fertilizer, tea is a good treat and does well. You can put it in a large pot or basket even if it is yet a bit small chose its place well because the plant breaks very easily when handled and it doesn't like to be repotted nor be moved to another place. It likes a lot of light.
Hope this helps!

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