Plant Care String of Hearts
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String of Hearts

4.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)

String of Hearts has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
String of Hearts has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Rosary Vine, sweetheart vine, string of spades and String of Spades

Taxonomy

Ceropegia woodii
Ceropegia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

What other plant parents say

String of Hearts has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
String of Hearts has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
String of Hearts has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
String of Hearts has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
String of Hearts has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1

How to care for String of Hearts

Water

How often to water your String of Hearts

Water needs for String of Hearts
0.5 cups
every 9

String of Hearts needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 String of Hearts

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

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Finding light for String of Hearts in your home

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

String of Hearts 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize String of Hearts

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

Care Summary for String of Hearts

String of Hearts

String of Hearts


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 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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