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String of Beads (Senecio herreianus)
String of Beads (Senecio herreianus)
String of Beads (Senecio herreianus)
String of Beads (Senecio herreianus)
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String of Beads (Senecio herreianus)

An unusual and desirable succulent houseplant, so easy to grow and keep!
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  • The string-of-beads plant is a trailing, succulent vine and one of the rising stars of social media sharing!
  • Looking just like a string of green peas, its perfect for hanging baskets or cascading from shelves.
  • Easy to grow and low maintenance, it’s trailing stems can reach 60–90 cm (2–3 ft).
  • Produces clusters of small white flowers which smell like cinnamon and other spices.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 14cm hanging pot.

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Item: 800177
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Senecio herreianus, AKA the string-of-pearls or string-of-beads plant, is a trailing, succulent vine and one of the rising stars of social media sharing!

Looking just like a string of green beads, its perfect for hanging baskets or cascading from shelves - the String of Beads appreciates room to trail and is perfectly photogenic.

The pea-sized leaves (which allow for the storage of water while at the same time minimising water loss) are produced on trailing stems which can grow 60–90 cm (2–3 ft).  In its natural habitat, the stems trail on the ground, rooting where they touch and forming a dense mat.

Each rounded leaf has a thin band of dark green tissue on the side known as an 'epidermal window' which allows light to enter and irradiate the inside of the leaf, effectively increasing the area for photosynthesis - a clever plant indeed.

Senecio blooms during the summer with clusters of small white flowers with colourful stamens. The flowers last about a month and are said to smell like cinnamon and other spices to some people.

Easy to grow and low maintenance, like most succulents the string of pearls will tolerate infrequent watering and just a few hours of direct sunlight every day. Good soil drainage is essential though to prevent problems and we recommend that you use a cactus mix when potting.

Note Decorative pot in images is for display purposes only and is not supplied.

What Is Supplied

Item 800177 supplied as:
Supplied as an established houseplant in a 14cm hanging pot, will trail 60-90cm (2-3ft).

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Protect From Frost
Protect From Frost
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

Several plants together will give the best display, so when long stems become straggly, cut them off and poke the cuttings back into the soil to create a fuller plant.

Care Information

  • Best grown in bright light with some direct sun in well-draining compost.
  • Keep lightly watered during the growing season (spring to autumn) and cut back in winter, watering just enough to prevent the soil from drying out. Beads that look flat are a sign that the soil is too dry.
  • Take care not to overwater as it will not tolerate soggy soil.
  • As a succulent, the String of Pearls will not tolerate the cold and needs a minimum of 5°C being frost tender. It can be grown outside in the summer months, but keep it shaded from the hot midday sun.
  • Plants can be fed once a month during their growing season with a half-strength liquid feed.

 

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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
90 cm
25 cm
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