Plant Care String of Watermelons

String of Watermelons

Taxonomy

Senecio herreanus
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for String of Watermelons

Water

How often to water your String of Watermelons

Water needs for String of Watermelons
0.5 cups
every 12

String of Watermelons 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.

Calculate water needs of String of Watermelons

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for String of Watermelons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant String of Watermelons: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

String of Watermelons 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize String of Watermelons

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for String of Watermelons: repot after 2X growth

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 Watermelons after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for String of Watermelons

String of Watermelons

String of Watermelons


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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