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How Much Light Does String of Pearls Need? (Solved!)

There’s no indoor plant quite as cheerful and easy to love as the String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus). These sun-loving succulents thrive in bright conditions – but how bright is bright? And is it possible to have too much of a good thing? The string of Pearls needs between six to eight hours of bright …

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String of Pearls Turning Purple (9 Causes and Solutions)

Although some green and white variegated forms of this plant exist, a healthy String of Pearls is usually green. The tell-tale fleshy, pea-like leaves that resemble a beaded necklace only change color when the plant is exposed to stress. This is why a String of Pearls turning purple is a concern for many growers. So, …

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How to Make a String of Pearls Fuller? (6 Easy Ways)

You may be alarmed that the crown of your string of pearls is sparse or balding. But don’t worry because this is an easy fix. I’ll share with you some important tips on how to turn things around and make your string of pearls fuller and more vibrant. To make your string of pearls fuller …

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String of Tears Vs String of Pearls (Differences and Similarities)

You’d be forgiven for confusing a string of tears with a string of pearls. These stringy vining succulents both hail from the arid regions of South and East Africa. However, these closely related plants have evolved slightly different growing needs and habits – all of which I will detail in this article. A string of …

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How to Save Overwatered String of Pearls (Curio rowleyanus)

Bearing the characteristics of a succulent, string of pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) is an indoor plant that is highly tolerant to drought.  They require a very little amount of water and can survive even without one for longer periods.  That’s why it’s very common to overwater the plant especially if you’re not familiar with its nature.  …

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