String of Pearls Care 101
Sprawling over the edges of containers or hanging baskets, the string of beads plant resembles a beaded necklace with its fleshy green, pea-like foliage.
Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun. Not suited for low light conditions.
Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.
Only water when potting mix is bone dry. They hate being over-watered.
Toxic to pets
Sad Plant Signs
Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered
Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered
Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress
To prevent balding on the top of the plant, ensure that your plants soil is getting plenty of sunlight. This can also help prevent root rot as soil may take longer to dry out if it isn't seeing any sun.
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