String Of Beads (Curio Herreanus)
$14.02 incl. GST
- The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and though look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
- Flowers are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers at the time of order/delivery.
Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 40cm
The plant comes with a plant hanger
- Curio rowleyanus, syn. Senecio rowleyanus is a flowering plant in the daisy family Asteraceae.
- It is a creeping, perennial, succulent vine native to the drier parts of southwest Africa.
- In its natural environment, its stems trail on the ground, rooting where they touch and forming dense mats.
- It is often grown indoors, but it can also grow outdoors.
- It is a succulent, and like other succulent plants, it requires little maintenance to keep it happy and healthy.
- Like any succulent need well-draining soil to thrive.
- Choosing a well-drained pot is the first step to make your spring of hearts happy.
- Terracotta and unglazed ceramic pots are the two most popular choices thanks to their extraordinary drainage.
- The pot needs to be big enough to let them fill to the brim, as if the pot is too big for the plant then the soil will stay wet for too long and the pearls resting on that wet soil will get rot.
- They have very shallow roots so they don’t need a deep pot as well.
- Any kind of succulent potting soil, but sandy soil is preferable, mix with 3 part good potting soil and 1 part sharp sand.
- It does not need a lot of fertilizer and too much fertilizer can kill it.
- During growth time, they might get fertilized once every 2 or 4 weeks in spring and mid-summer.
- No fertilizer is needed for fall and winter.
- The fertilizer should be weakened so as not to overwhelm the plant.
- It likes bright indirect light.
- If they’re outdoor they like shaded areas with some morning direct light or bright indirect light.
- If they’re indoor they like to be near the window with strong natural light.
- They don’t like direct sunlight, they will get burnt easily.
- The succulent should be kept at an average indoor temperature of 21-26°C (70-80°F).
- Don’t keep them in drafty areas, or areas with an air conditioner and open window as cold air may cause the leaves to drop.
- They aren’t frost-tolerant so they’ll need to be moved indoors in the winter.
- They are very sensitive to overwatering, so make sure that you give them just enough water.
- It is recommended amount is once every two weeks.
- Do not overwater your plant is to check if the soil is half an inch (1.2cm) dry before the next water.