String of Hearts
4.8 out of 5 (145 experiences)
About String of Hearts
The Ceropegia string of hearts has taken the plant world by storm. Native to southern Africa where it grows up to twelve feet, this vining plant is a lovely statement piece in any home. The string of hearts is an ideal plant for a hanging basket, where the vines can trail. For a fuller look, vines can be pinned back to the soil where they’ll root and create new growth! 💚
Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii
Also known as
Rosary Vine, Sweetheart Vine, String of Spades, String of Arrows and Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodi
How to care for String of Hearts
String of Hearts needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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February 1st, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
January 31st, 2023
Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 38.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy…
February 1st, 2023
This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours o…
String of Hearts may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your String of Hearts after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 30th, 2023
The growing potential in Philadelphia is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to …
What other plant parents say
the string of hearts grows pretty quickly and it’s very easy to care for. i’ve had mine since august and she’s been thriving! i decided to place her in a hanging pot in front of my west facing window where she gets plenty of bright indirect light and she seems to love it! i only water her when the soil dries out or her leaves start to feel too soft.