About Senecio Rowleyanus
Interesting Fact: This plant is given the name String of Pearls for its pearl like spherical leaves and the pattern they form. Senecio rowleyanus is a perennial succulent, grow up to 3 feet in height, trailing stems, lined with small spherical green color leaves. Each leaf has a longitudinal translucent stripe.
Planting And Care
- Keep in a bright sunny location.
- Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
- Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
- Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
- Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
- While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
- Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.
Senecio Rowleyanus Care
Stem cuttings can be used for the propagation of this succulent. Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.
Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day. Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil. Temperature 22 to 35 degrees C Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Senecio Rowleyanus Special Feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Senecio Rowleyanus Uses
- Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens