Why is my purple wandering Jew turning green?


Tradescantia pallida plants thrive in direct sunlight. It’s really required by them if they are to maintain their magnificent purple coloration. It is quite simple to restore the original colour of your plants after they have become much less purple, or even completely green, by putting them in direct sunlight.

What, in light of this, is causing My Wandering Jew’s hue to fade?

The purple and white hues of the leaves fade when exposed to direct sunlight. Water well, then let the top 2″ to 3″ of soil to dry out completely before watering once again. If the soil of a Wandering Jew plant becomes too dry and the plant is exposed to direct sunlight, the plant will die. The leaves get stunted and lose their colour as a result of the absence of light.


In a similar vein, how often does a Wandering Jew bloom?

The first rule of thumb is that you should not do it more often than once a year. It is preferable if you provide adequate time for the roots of this perennial herbaceous plant to develop. Just to reiterate, there is no danger of the Wandering Jew plant dying if you do not re-pot it right away.

Also, do you know what to do if you come across a purple wandering Jew?

Care Instructions for the Wandering Jew Plant If the lighting is too dark, the leaf marks will become less distinct. Maintain a modest moisture level in the soil, but avoid watering straight into the crown of your wandering jew plant, as this will result in unattractive rot in the crown. It is important to ensure that the plant does not grow too dry, especially during the winter months.

Is it possible to root Purple Heart in water?

Purple heart cuttings may be planted directly into damp soil, similar to geranium cuttings, or they can be rooted in water first and then gently planted; the choice is yours!