Wandering jew plants prefer high humidity, and not having enough is the number one reason for brown leaves. This is especially a problem for indoor plants during the winter when the air is dryer than usual.
How often should I water my Wandering Jew plant?
You should water your wandering jew plant only when it needs it, rather than doing it on a set schedule. Check the the soil weekly, and give it a deep drink when it feels dry 1″ down.
How do I save my Wandering Jew plant?
Prune the plant back significantly. Cut off any brown branches down to the base of the plant and cut living tendrils back to live leaves. These cuttings should then sprout two tendrils, giving the plant more volume. The best time for this is late winter or early spring, when there’s plenty of new growth coming.
Does Wandering Jew need direct sunlight?
Wandering Jew Light Requirements
They need a lot of light to maintain their bright color, but direct sunlight will burn their leaves (except for tradescantia purple queen, they love growing in full sun!). If they don’t get enough light, their leaf colors will start to fade and look dull.