Plant Care Senecio String of Pearls

Senecio String of Pearls

4.3 out of 5 (26 experiences)

Senecio String of Pearls has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Senecio String of Pearls has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Senecio rowleyanus
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

What other plant parents say

Senecio String of Pearls has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 18
Senecio String of Pearls has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Senecio String of Pearls has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 8
Senecio String of Pearls has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Senecio String of Pearls has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Senecio String of Pearls has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Senecio String of Pearls has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Jxkie avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Senecio String of Pearls named string of pearls by Jxkie on Greg, the plant care app
02/15/2021

BOTTOM WATER ONLY , water 2-3 weeks, leave by the window, don’t let your pets near it. i love my string of pearls but you need to pay attention to them or else they will die rapidly. pain in the ass …

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@Lilyyandow
Bedford, NH
Rating of the plant Senecio String of Pearls named Elina by Lilyyandow on Greg, the plant care app
02/16/2021

i don’t have too too much experience with it but for me it seems to be taking a long time to grow, i’ve heard of it dying easily but i’ve had no problems with that it seems rather sturdy

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@Demi
Chicago, IL
Rating of the plant Senecio String of Pearls named Simp by Demi on Greg, the plant care app
03/11/2021

It grows like crazy. I got mine less than a month ago and it gave more than 15 leaves

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@Lilly
Ballston Lake, NY
Rating of the plant Senecio String of Pearls named Stringisha by Lilly on Greg, the plant care app
03/16/2021

I started propagating a piece of her last week at it’s started rooting in three days

Canaanhogan avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Senecio String of Pearls named Reaghans string if pearls by Canaanhogan on Greg, the plant care app
04/15/2021

It’s very hard to underwater but very easy to over water

Aylha avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Senecio String of Pearls named Terra by Aylha on Greg, the plant care app
02/21/2021

I wish I bought it already big pretty slow grower

How to care for Senecio String of Pearls

Water

How often to water your Senecio String of Pearls

Water needs for Senecio String of Pearls
0.5 cups
every 12

Senecio String of Pearls 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 String of Pearls

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Senecio String of Pearls in your home

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

Senecio String of Pearls 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.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Senecio String of Pearls in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Senecio String of Pearls

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

Care Summary for Senecio String of Pearls

Senecio String of Pearls

Senecio String of Pearls


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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