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Succulent Callisia repens gold, a native of Central and South America belongs to the Commelinaceae family. Its common names are turtle vine & creeping inch plant. Callisia repens turtle has a typical bushy growth with trailing habit. It is a miniature plant that grows between 4 to 12 inches tall. The best part is its small bright gold foliage that is flushed on the underside with a pink or purple tint. It contrasts well with its purple stems. The Callisia plant sprouts into white flowers between summer and fall. Turtle vine is a winter-dormant plant, is not frost-hardy, and grows fast. It grows best with bright, indirect, and filtered sun.
This creeping succulent has a fast growth rate.
Between summer and fall, the turtle vine succulent bears white flowers.
The creeping inch plant, like all other succulents of the Callisia repens varieties, does not need too much water. The best way of callisia repens care is to water it adequately when the soil is completely dry.
The soil for Callisia repens variegata should be well-draining. It is best to use a cactus or a succulent potting mix for the plant.
The hardiness zone of the evergreen turtle vine is 10b to 11a. It is not frost-hardy.
An essential aspect of turtle vine care is that it should be placed in a place where it is exposed to bright but indirect or filtered light.
The ideal method of propagating the turtle vine indoors or outdoors is via cuttings, offsets, and seeds.
Also known as Bolivian Jew, an important tip about callisia plant care is that the soil should be acidic and you need to apply fertilizers every two weeks during the growing season. To prune, you should pinch off the tips of the stem.