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Curio 'Variegated String of Pearls'

Curio 'Variegated String of Pearls'

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Variegated String of Pearl, scientifically Curio rowleyanus f. variegatus (formerly Senecio rowleyanus f. variegatus), is a unique succulent prized for its trailing stems adorned with spherical, pearl-like leaves that feature creamy-white variegation. This succulent variety creates a stunning cascading effect, making it ideal for hanging baskets or elevated planters. 

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Curio rowleyanus f. variegatus (formerly known as Senecio rowleyanus f. variegatus)

    Common: Variegated String of Pearls, VariegatedRosary 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.
    • Unsafe / Toxic
    • Low Maintenance

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