Zebra Basket Vine

The Zebra Basket Vine, scientifically known as Tradescantia Zebrina or Aeschynanthus Marmoratus, is a charming and popular trailing plant cherished for its striking foliage and easy care requirements. This perennial evergreen is native to Mexico, but it has found a home in homes and gardens worldwide. The plant is aptly named for its attractive zebra-like pattern on its leaves, featuring shades of green, silver, and purple

This low-maintenance, visually appealing plant is often displayed in hanging baskets or as a trailing accent in pots, adding a touch of nature’s artistry to any indoor space. With proper care, the Zebra Basket Vine can be a resilient and captivating addition to your plant collection.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Zebra Basket Vine

Latin Name

Aeschynanthus Marmoratus or Tradescantia Zebrina


Water approximately once a week, ensure that the top soil dries out in-between watering.


Feed the Zebra Basket Vine with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season Spring to Autumn, do not feed in Winter.


High humidity levels, occasional misting especially in drier climates.

Light Requirements

Prefers bright, indirect light, but can also tolerate some levels of shade


This plant can comfortably sit at around 18-24°C.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is not toxic

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