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Senecio 'String of Pearls'

Senecio 'String of Pearls'

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Senecio 'String of Pearls' is a charming succulent plant known for its cascading vines adorned with small, spherical leaves resembling a string of green pearls. Exhibiting a trailing growth habit, 'String of Pearls' can drape several feet, adding a touch of enchantment to any setting. 

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Senecio rowleyanus

Common: String of Pearls, Rosary Vine, String of Beads, String of Peas

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-80°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out completely between watering
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Senecio's can tolerate some direct light.
  • Trim back excessively long stems to maintain shape and encourage bushier growth.
  • Easily propagated through stem cuttings. Allow the cut end to callous over before planting in soil.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Asteraceae family, also known as the aster, daisy, composite, or sunflower family, is one of the largest and most diverse plant families in the world that includes over 32,000 species.
  • Senecio species are found worldwide, from desert regions to mountainous terrains and tropical areas. Some popular species like Senecio rowleyanus (String of Pearls) are native to parts of Africa.
  • Senecio plants are generally adaptable and can tolerate less-than-ideal conditions, making them suitable for beginner gardeners.
  • The Senecio genus is a diverse group of plants that includes both succulents and non-succulents, and they come in various forms such as trailing vines, shrubs, and ground covers.
  • Like many succulents, the Blue Chalk plant is highly drought-tolerant, making it a great choice for xeriscaping or low-water gardens.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance
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