Tradescantia Nanouk


This easy to care for Tradescantia Nanouk boasts delicate creamy green, purple, pink, and white leaves and is the perfect gift for any plant lover. This plant will tolerate lower light, although indirect light will help keep its colors vibrant. This vining plant is perfect for hanging pots and is easily propagated to share with a loved one.

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MD—8"-14" tall (including recycled plastic Ecopot) Size Guide




Low to Bright Indirect

Pet Friendly

No—Toxic and not pet-friendly

Air Cleaner

Yes—Releases oxygen and absorbs pollutants

What's Included
  • Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil
    • Plant size: 8″-14″ tall (including pot)
  • Ecopots pot and saucer
    • Pot size: 8″ in diameter, 7″ tall
    • Saucer size: 6.5″ in diameter
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With creamy white, pink, purple, and green dainty leaves, the Tradescantia Nanouk is a show stopper anyone can admire. Don’t let the delicate look of the leaves fool you—this plant is bred to be hardy and easy to care for. Its leaves grow upright and will eventually trail. If the colorful leaves aren’t enough, this stunning plant also produces small white and yellow flowers during the growing season.

Tradescantias are native to Southern Mexico and Guatemala, however, the Nanouk was cultivated in the Netherlands for its colorful blooms and hardiness. These plants do best in indirect light. They can maintain in lower lighting, but the color will fade. Allow to dry halfway between waterings and provide the occasional misting. With vining trails, the Nanouk is perfect for plant hangers and plant stands. This plant is also easily propagated to share with fellow plant lovers.

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Botanical Name

Tradescantia fluminensis ‘Nanouk’

Common Name(s)

Tradescantia Nanouk, Inch Plant, Spiderwort, Fantasy Venice

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