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Original price was: ₹120.00.Current price is: ₹60.00.

The String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) is a popular trailing succulent that is loved for its unique appearance, resembling a string of small round beads or pearls.

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  • Country of origin: India
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  • Bare rooted plant
Estimated delivery dates: May 30, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024

Description

The String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) is a popular trailing succulent that is loved for its unique appearance, resembling a string of small round beads or pearls.

how to grow and care for String of Pearls:

  1. Light requirements: String of Pearls thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. Place it near a window with filtered light or in a location where it can receive a few hours of morning or evening sun. Avoid placing it in direct, intense sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.
  2. Temperature and humidity: String of Pearls prefers average to warm temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures but is sensitive to frost. Maintain average indoor humidity levels, as excessive humidity can lead to fungal diseases. Dry air is generally not a problem for this plant.
  3. Soil and potting: Use a well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix for String of Pearls. You can also create your own mix by combining regular potting soil with perlite or coarse sand. Ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.
  4. Watering: String of Pearls is a drought-tolerant succulent and is susceptible to root rot if overwatered. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. When it’s time to water, thoroughly soak the soil and let the excess water drain out completely. During the active growing season (spring and summer), water the plant about once every two weeks. Reduce watering frequency in the winter months when the plant goes into a period of rest.
  5. Fertilization: String of Pearls has low fertilizer requirements. During the active growing season, you can feed it with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer formulated for succulents or cacti. Dilute the fertilizer to half strength and apply it once a month. Avoid fertilizing during the winter dormant period.
  6. Propagation: String of Pearls can be propagated through stem cuttings. Simply take a healthy stem cutting with several sets of pearls and let it dry for a few days until the cut end calluses. Then, plant the cutting in well-draining soil and keep it lightly moist until roots develop.
  7. Pruning and grooming: String of Pearls doesn’t require extensive pruning. However, you can trim back any excessively long or leggy stems to maintain a more compact and bushy appearance. You can also remove any yellowed or damaged pearls or stems. Gently remove any dust or debris from the pearls by using a soft brush or cloth.
  8. Hanging or trailing: String of Pearls looks best when allowed to hang or trail from a hanging basket or elevated surface. Consider using a hanging planter or placing it on a shelf or bookcase where the trailing stems can cascade down naturally.
  9. Pests and diseases: String of Pearls is generally resistant to pests, but it can occasionally be susceptible to mealybugs or spider mites. Regularly inspect the plant for any signs of infestation, such as tiny webs or cottony clusters. If pests are present, treat them with insecticidal soap or use a cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol to remove them.

By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty of String of Pearls as it grows and cascades with its unique trailing stems and pearl-like leaves.

 

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