Please note this is a none rooted stem cutting NOT a plant in a pot. Put the steam cutting in water to get it to root before planting. 

Species Name: Curio rowleyanus, Senecio rowleyanus (syn.)

Common name(s): String of Pearls, String of Beads 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Small specialized rounded leaves that resemble small peas or pearls, from which it gets its name 

  • Grows wonderfully in hanging baskets 

  • Dark stripe on the “pearls” is an epidermal (leaf) window that allows sunlight to enter the interior of the leaf

  • A unique plant that makes a stunning feature to any home container gardens 

Temperature requirement: 50-75°

Humidity: Moderate (30-70%) 

Watering frequency: Infrequent watering is recommended. Water only once the soil has completely dried. 

LightingPartial Shade to Full Sun

Soil type: Well draining succulent soil or sandy substrates

Height: Vines can trail 36-48” in length 

Origin: South Africa

Regional locality: Grows in warm, tropical areas as well as arid desert regions  so it's great for lots of bioactive setups!

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 12 

Senecio rowleyanus - String of Pearls-Stem Cutting