Improper Light

The most likely reason your Tradescantia Zebrina is fading is due to a lack of light. Your plant prefers bright indirect light. If it is placed in a lower light environment, it’s stripes will fade.


If you suspect your plant is fading because of it’s access to light, take a look at your space and find a sunnier spot. A window sill or sunny shelf is perfect for the Zebrina to show off its gorgeous trailing vines.


Time for a check-up

Now is a great time for some TLC. Before you move your plant to its new spot, check in with it to see if it needs a trim or if it could benefit from a good soak.

Need more help?

We're confident your Zebrina will be back to normal in no-time, but if you've followed the steps above and things just aren't improving, contact us here.

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Tradescantia Zebrina

Tradescantia Zebrina

Eye-catching, with purple, vining leaves

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