String of Pearls
A beautiful hanging plant and come with their own hanging basket, making them easy to place anywhere in your house. As a succulent, they require little water and attention so you can have peace of mind if you’re looking for an easy care plant.
Plant Height: 25cm Pot Size: Comes in a hanging basket
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How To Care For String of Pearls
Keep the soil lightly moist through spring and summer and reduce during winter. If you notice the string of pearls start to flatten out, it’s an inidication they need more water.
Keep in a brightly lit area. As a succulent, string of pearls prefer direct sunlight or diffused light during the sunlights harsher hours.
They thrive in higher temperatures and prefer low humidity environments, so avoid keeping it in your bathroom or kitchen. Keep away from radiators and drafts to avoid extreme temperature changes.
Keep in sandy, well-drained soil that won’t hold too much water. You don’t want them to be sat in water as this can lead to root-rot.
Feed your string of pearls biweekly during their growing season with a balanced liquid or water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to about half strength. During its winter dormant period, you’ll only need to feed the plant every six weeks or so.
You shouldnt have too much trouble with pests, particularly if you keep your water levels down. If you’re other plants do get infested / infected, move your string of pearls away from them to avoid spreading any nasty bugs around.
It’s a good idea to repot your string of pearls plant every year at the beginning of spring. These plants can be repotted only a few times before they eventually begin to die back, so after a few years, it’s better to propagate a plant from new cuttings rather than trying to preserve and replant an older plant.
About String of Pearls
The string of pearls plant is happy in almost any environment and can last upto 5 years if looked after properly and repotted. However, if you take cuttings, you can keep it alive for many, many more years.
A beautiful hanging plant and often looks best either on a brightly lit windowsill. Housed in it’s own hanging basket, with a hook, our string of pearls is equipped to easily be placed in many spots in your house. It makes any space look like a tropical jungle and really transforms your home.
Please note: this plant comes in a plastic nursery pot. Browse our entire range of plant pots to add that extra charm and character to your home.