String of Pearls

String of Pearls

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String of Pearls

If you’re looking for an easy succulent to grow indoors, opt for the string of pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) plant. In addition to its carefree growth habit, this interesting houseplant can provide a unique focal point in the home. Sprawling over the edges of containers or hanging baskets, the string of pearls resembles a beaded necklace with its fleshy green, pea-like foliage.

Origin: South-western Africa.

Botanical name: Senecio rowleyanus.

Family: Asteraceae.

Suitable: Indoor.

Max spread: 91cm.

Toxins removed: N/A.

Pet Friendly: Toxic. 

Ingesting leaves can cause nausea symptoms in humans and pets.

Contact with the plants sap may cause skin irritation.

Plant Care Guide

 Water: Minimum. Let soil dry before watering.

    Light: Indirect sun-light. Bright light exposure to grow successfully.

        Temperature: 20°C - 26°C. Ideal room temperatures.

        Humidity: Medium. 50 - 60%. Mist plant once a week, don't over water.

        Soil: Good drainage potting mix. 6.6 - 7.5 ph.

        Fertilizer: Once a month in spring & summer.

         Plant Size

         

        Medium: Hanging basket as per photo.

         

        Free plant based coffee on pickup.

        Free delivery in Auckland (Non-Rural). 

        Planting can be provided at extra cost. Please enquire: plantbase@mail.com