Senecio Herreianus – String of Beads

MYBG-SENBE


Type: Plants

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Family

Asteraceae

Origin

Europe

Environment

Bright light with direct sunlight & well-drained sandy soil. Drought Tolerant.

Description  

String of Beads plant looks just as it sounds, with round, succulent leaves carried down long, slender stems. Pot your String of Beads succulent plant in a hanging basket to show off its trailing strands of bead-like leaves.

Despite its delicate appearance, this unusual succulent house plant is a vigorous grower, quickly creeping across the surface of the pot, then cascading down the side.

Its trailing stems can reach 2-3 ft (60-90 cm). If long stems become straggly, you can cut them off. Poke healthy stem tip cuttings back into the soil to create a full, lush plant.

Care

Water thoroughly, then allow to dry out slightly between watering. This plant will not tolerate soggy soil. Cut back on water in winter, watering just enough to prevent the soil from drying out. Feed once a month spring through fall with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half.

Landscape Use

Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping

Danger

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested


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