Plant Care String of Raindrops

String of Raindrops


Senecio Rowlayanus Hybrid

How to care for String of Raindrops


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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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

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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 Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

52% Low

Growing String of Raindrops in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant String of Raindrops in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant String of Raindrops in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.7% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Raleigh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to decrease by 26.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant String of Raindrops in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 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 Raleigh, North Carolina ⛅.


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 Raleigh, North Carolina

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Raleigh 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 repot…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for String of Raindrops

String of Raindrops

String of Raindrops

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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