String of Pearls (Marble) 4″HB

$21.99

String of Pearls (Marble) Care

Light: Place in bright, indirect light; can tolerate some direct morning sunlight.

Watering: Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings; water sparingly in winter.

Humidity: Prefers average indoor humidity; mist occasionally if air is dry.

Soil: Use well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix.

Temperature: Keep in a warm environment, ideally between 65-75°F (18-24°C); protect from drafts.

Fertilizer: Feed monthly with a balanced, diluted fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer).

Pruning: Trim leggy growth or yellowed strands as needed to maintain shape.

Propagation: Easily propagated from stem cuttings; place cuttings in soil or water until roots develop.

Potting: Repot every 2-3 years in spring if the plant outgrows its pot; refresh the soil annually.

Pests: Monitor for pests like spider mites or mealybugs; treat promptly if detected.

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Description

The String of Pearls, specifically the Marble variety (Senecio rowleyanus ‘Marble’), is a captivating succulent renowned for its unique appearance and graceful trailing habit. Originating from southern Africa, this plant is aptly named for its cascading strands of spherical, bead-like leaves that resemble a string of pearls. What sets the Marble variety apart is its distinctive marbled pattern, where each pearl-shaped leaf displays shades of green and white, resembling miniature marbles on delicate tendrils. This striking coloration adds an elegant touch to any indoor space, making it a popular choice for hanging baskets, shelves, or as a trailing accent in larger plant arrangements.

Ideal for both seasoned plant enthusiasts and beginners, the String of Pearls (Marble) is celebrated for its low-maintenance nature and resilience. It thrives in bright, indirect light but can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning. This succulent prefers well-draining soil and requires infrequent watering; allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings to prevent root rot. With its ability to store water in its spherical leaves, the String of Pearls (Marble) is well-suited for drier conditions and occasional neglect, making it an excellent choice for those looking to add a touch of natural beauty to their indoor garden with minimal effort.

Whether used as a statement piece or as a trailing accent in a botanical display, the String of Pearls (Marble) adds a whimsical charm and a sense of tranquility to any environment. Its delicate beauty and ease of care make it a versatile and cherished addition to indoor plant collections.