String of Spades
About String of Spades
String of Spades is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
String of Spades likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Ceropegia woodii 'Heartless'
How to care for String of Spades
String of Spades needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
String of Spades may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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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 Spades after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.