Plant Care Variegated String of Pearls

Variegated String of Pearls

4.3 out of 5 (9 experiences)

Variegated String of Pearls has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Variegated String of Pearls has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Curio rowleyanus f. variegata
Curio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Variegated String of Pearls

Water

How often to water your Variegated String of Pearls

Water needs for Variegated String of Pearls
0.5 cups
every 9

Variegated String of Pearls 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 Variegated String of Pearls

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Variegated String of Pearls in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Variegated String of Pearls: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Variegated String of Pearls love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Variegated String of Pearls does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated String of Pearls

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

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Care Summary for Variegated String of Pearls

Variegated String of Pearls

Variegated String of Pearls


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Variegated String of Pearls has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Variegated String of Pearls has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Variegated String of Pearls has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Variegated String of Pearls has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
The_real_shamu avatar
@The_real_shamu
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 892 XP
globe Kihei, Hawaii
06/20/2021

Very rewarding plant, doesn’t need much water or care. But grows like crazy in bright indirect light:)

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Caleea_s avatar
@Caleea_s
leaf-1 6 Plants
xp 117 XP
05/30/2021

Very beautiful but it’s very important to give it a lot of light to stay alive! My first VSOP died because I did not give it enough light. My new VSOP is directly under my grow lights and it’s thriving. The white variegation is turning pink under the grow lights and it’s so stunning.

Fast grower Fast grower

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