by aditya abhishek
String of pearls is a beautiful succulent plant that produces green coloured pea shaped leaves and are perfect fit for hanging pots.
Spring to fall is perfect for start growing string of pearls. It grows easily in USDA zones 9 to 11. Avoid growing them during extreme winters.
String of pearls loves well drained sandy loam soil. You can use succulent potting or prepare with 60% cocopeat + 20% river sand + 20% compost.
You can propagate string of pearls by stem cuttings. Take 3 to 4 inches long stem cuttings, remove few leaves and plant them in a pot filled with potting mix.
Daily 5 to 6 hours of bright indirect sunlight promotes healthy growth in the plant. Avoid keeping them under direct sunlight for longer duration.
During summers, keep soil little moist, apply water only when top layer of soil becomes dry. Avoid excess watering during winters.
Apply two teaspoon of tea leaf compost twice in a year to fertilize string of pearls, it doesn't need regular dozes of fertilizer.
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