Plant Care Senecio Mandraliscae

Senecio Mandraliscae

Also known as

Blue Chalksticks, Blue Chalksticks, Curio repens, Senecio mandraliscae, Mini Blue Chalksticks, Succulent, Blue Chalk Sticks, Curio repens, senecio serpents and Dwarf Chalk Stick


Senecio serpens

How to care for Senecio Mandraliscae


How often to water your Senecio Mandraliscae

Water needs for Senecio Mandraliscae
0.5 cups
every 12

Senecio Mandraliscae 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 Senecio Mandraliscae

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Blue Chalksticks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Senecio Mandraliscae: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Senecio Mandraliscae 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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How to fertilize Senecio Mandraliscae

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Senecio Mandraliscae: 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 Senecio Mandraliscae after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Senecio Mandraliscae

Senecio Mandraliscae

Senecio Mandraliscae

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


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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