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Turtle Vine
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These happy and hearty little guys are perfect for shady container gardens, window boxes, and indoor planters. We love their wee leaves, cascading nature, and versatility.
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  • SHIPSBeginning the first week of March, or after your last frost date

  • ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (Annual in zones 2-8, perennial zones 9-11)

  • INCLUDES3 plants, each in a 2.5" diameter pot

  • Botanical NameCallisia repens
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Description

This is a happy little succulent, friends. It has a lovely trailing habit, prefers ambient light, and tbh doesn't like direct sun very much. Turtle Vines are great for indoor pot displays and terrariums, and will even push up teeny-tiny white flowers when living their best lives. Includes 3 young plants.


  • SUN Full shade
  • HEIGHT 4" and 36" wide (trailing)
  • SPACING12" between plants
  • CLIMATECold tolerant
  • DEERDeer resistant
  • KIDS+PETSNon-toxic
  • WATERPrefers even moisture
  • INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers inside

How to Plant

Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Fill a little bit of the loose dirt back into the hole and tuck your plant in so the base of the stem is even with the top of the hole. Now fill in the rest of the soil around the roots, give the soft ground around the base of your new plant friend a few solid pats to compress the soil onto the roots, and a long, gentle drink of water.

Where to Plant

Find a place that gets mostly indirect light, in well draining soil. 

When to Plant

Avoid the heat of the day when planting — plant in the early morning, late afternoon, or by the light of the moon. Plant outside after your average last frost in the spring.

When to Expect Blooms

We're here for the foliage.

Care Instructions

Water and fertilize regularly.  Prune back as needed to prevent unwanted spread.

Extra Credit

Perennial and evergreen in zones 9 and warmer.

Turtle Vine

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