String Of Pearls

£9.99

The String of Pearls is an exceedingly popular purchase and with it’s long stems of oval shaped leaves, it’s obvious where it’s name came from. It works perfectly as a hanging plant or trailing from a shelf to bring extra greenery into a room.

The biggest obstacle in caring for these plants is over watering, but as long as you leave the soil to dry out, everything will be ok. It comes in a plastic growing pot and sleeve, we advise planting into a larger pot and gently unraveling the stems to promote the best growth.

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Commonly known as: String of Pearls

Horticultural Name: Senecio Rowleyanus

Origin: Southwestern Africa

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Nursery Pot Size(s): 12cm

Current Length: 15cm

Ultimate Length: up to 1 metre

Light: Medium, indirect sunlight. Best near windows that receive morning and evening sun.

Watering: Stores water in the pearls so only leave to dry out between watering. Over watering will cause root rot.

Temperature: Survives in temperatures between 13–25ºC. Prefers warmer rooms.

Additional Info: Mildly toxic if ingested. Fertilise once a month in summer or slow release in spring