String of Dolphins
4.4 out of 5 (64 experiences)
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The string of dolphins is a wonderful succulent fit for any plant parent regardless of experience. It’s high tolerance makes it extremely easy to care for especially during the winter months. All thi…
I cannot crack this one! Had him in direct sun outside… purple, parched, burned. Had him in direct sunlight INSIDE… dolphins turned into paddles, rather than lush cascading hanging vertical vines I h…
Love these. These grow good for the most part but are a bit finicky, more so than my string of bananas. They were slow to grow at first, then took off. I just set them outside for a day or two to get…
if you live somewhere dry, senecios are going to be an aphid magnet. at least that’s been my experience with string of dolphins and pearls. they look so cool but aphids love them. they get two stars …
Currently really struggling with both of my string of dolphins and my pearls. Think I’ve overwatered as the stems have shriveled but the dolphins/pearls were swelling. Fingers crossed that they can b…
this is the fastest growing succulent I have! and the little dolphins are so lovely and cute. great survivor, although I had an issue with some pests, but I killed them with isopropyl alcohol and the…
this is my first string-of-something and I’m kinda scared of some of the wilting… i’m not sure if it’s my fault or if that’s just how it grows? 🤞🏼
Be ready for this plant to explode with growth! It grows faster than any succulent I’ve ever had, and faster than most regular plants too.
It grows fast, a little too fast. I have to trim it every now and then. It great to look at. I’m wondering if it will survive the winter.
very cute little leaves. hard to take care of them the way i want (cleaning each individual leaf with neem oil) but otherwise VERY cute
How to care for String of Dolphins
String of Dolphins needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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String of Dolphins 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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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 Dolphins after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.