Plant Care String of Raindrops

String of Raindrops

Taxonomy

Senecio Rowlayanus Hybrid
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for String of Raindrops

Water

How often to water your String of Raindrops

Water needs for String of Raindrops
0.5 cups
every 12

String of Raindrops needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 Raindrops

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for String of Raindrops in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

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Growing String of Raindrops in Boston right now

Light needs for plant String of Raindrops in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant String of Raindrops in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 33% ☀️

November 28th, 2021

Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 33% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant String of Raindrops in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Boston is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.9 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for String of Raindrops in your home

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

String of Raindrops 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 Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize String of Raindrops

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

When to repot String of Raindrops

Nutrient needs for plant String of Raindrops in Boston, Massachusetts

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Boston is very 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 r…

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Care Summary for String of Raindrops

String of Raindrops

String of Raindrops


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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