Strings of Pearls
Pot Size: Approx. 8.5cm(Ø) x 7cm(H) x 20-30cm(Overall Height)
Strings of Pearls
- A plant with a distinctive and unusual appearance, String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus), also known as string of beads, is bound to be a conversation piece.
- An indoor plant with small, bright green, bead-like leaves that appear on long, slender stems, string of pearls is usually planted in a hanging basket where it has space to cascade freely.
- The string of pearls is often grown indoors, but it can also grow outdoors.
- String of pearls is a succulent, and like other succulent plants, it requires little maintenance to keep it happy and healthy.
- Like any succulent need well-draining soil to thrive.
- Choosing a well-drained pot is the first step to make your spring of hearts happy.
- Any kind of succulent potting soil, but sandy soil is preferable, mix with 3 part good potting soil and 1 part sharp sand.
- It does not need a lot of fertilizer and too much fertilizer can kill it.
- During growth time, they might get fertilized once every 2 or 4 weeks in spring and mid-summer.
- No fertilizer is needed for fall and winter.
- The fertilizer should be weakened so as not to overwhelm the plant.
- It likes bright indirect light.
- If they’re outdoor they like shaded area with some morning direct light or bright indirect light.
- If they’re indoor they like to be near the window with strong natural light.
- They don’t like direct sunlight, they will get burnt easily.
- The string of Pearls is very sensitive to overwatering, so make sure that you give them just enough water.
- The recommended amount is once every two weeks.
- Do not overwater your plant is to check if the soil is half an inch (1.2cm) dry before the next water.