Variegated String of Pearls, Senecio Rawleyanus, 8 cm length, 2 Strings – Succulent
Soak and Dry Watering Technique
Height: 0"Pot Size: 3"Strings: 3
Bright Indirect Sunlight
Low Maintenance Easy To Grow
Hanging Plants, Rare Plants, Pots on shelves or window sills
2 in stock
Variegated String of Pearls is a low maintenance plant and very easy to grow, even for beginners. They are slower growing than their non-variegated counterparts.
Your Variegated String of Pearls can reduce and balance formaldehyde levels, making it one of the best Air Purifying Plant.
Height: Grows up to 4 inches to 7 inches at maturity
The Senecio Rawleyanus is a Cascading plant that looks great when placed in a hanging planter and makes for a great conversation starter. It can also be used as a tabletop plant when placed on shelves and desks.
Your Variegated variety of String of Pearls prefers brighter indirect sunlight than the regular String of Pearls. It is advisable to keep the plant a little away from the window glass.
Do not allow direct sunlight to hit the foliage as it may damage the leaves.
Being succulent, your Senecio Rawleyanus requires very little water. Water only when the first two inches of the soil is completely dry or when the leaves, which are usually firm, starts feeling soft.
Ensure your pot has holes for excess water drainage.
Your Variegated String of Pearls Plant, like any succulent, requires well-draining soil containing a fair amount of perlite and sand. Your Plant needs succulent potting soil, but sandy soil is preferable.
For Repotting, use a combination of 3 part good potting soil and 1 part sharp sand. Or you could also use 35% River sand + 15% Cocopeat + 35% Organic manure/Vermicompost + 15% perlite.
Fertilize your String of Pearls with a diluted to half strength.
In the growing seasons, fertilize your plant every two months, just after watering it. Do not fertilize the plant in fall and winter.
Variegated String of Pearls is toxic and not suitable for spaces with pets and children.
Avoid frequently misting your Variegated String of Pearls, especially at the crown, as it is likely to lead to rot.
It is essential to ensure the pearls' crowns stay at the same level as the top of the pot or most 0.5 - 1 inch lower than the top. Otherwise, the aeration will decrease, and together with wet soil, the crowns and stems of the plant may rot.
Make sure to let the soil dry out between watering sessions to prevent the roots from rotting.
Succulents are, in general, prone to fungi attacks. Therefore it is good to treat your succulent mix with fungicide proactively.
Leaves going brown at tips - Indicates too much water - Avoid watering for a couple of days.
Mushy Pearls: Planting your Senecio Rawleyanus in a big pot can cause the soil to stay wet, leading to root rot. The majority of the stems at the crown resting on the damp ground will cause the pearls to mush out - Plant your Variegated String of Pearls in an appropriately sized pot
Senecio Rawleyanus Variegata is a perennial, succulent vine native to South Africa. With it's pea-like pearls swirled in cream, the Variegated String of Pearls is a well-loved favourite amongst Succulent enthusiasts. It receives its popular names such as Variegated String of Pearls or String of Beads from its unique rounded leaves that resemble beads. With delicate foliage and a vine that can reach up to 12 inches long, our Senecio Rawleyanus will be a great addition to your home decor and plant collection