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10 Expert Care Tips for String of Pearls

By: Prakash Bhattarai 17 Nov, 2023

White Scribbled Underline
White Scribbled Underline
White Scribbled Underline
White Scribbled Underline
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It thrives well in the bright light of early hours while it needs to be shifted to dimmer places during very bright and harsh afternoons. 6 to 8 hrs of daily sunlight.


Ideal temperature ranges from 65 to 75 degrees F.


Well drained sandy soil. To make a succulent mix, take two parts potting soil, two parts coarse sand, and one part perlite.


Only when the soil gets dry or once in every 15 days. Excess water causes root decay, yellowing of leaves, and poor growth.


About 40 % humidity is ideal for this succulent.


Initial soil mix fulfills its fertilizer requirement for 1st 5-6 months. After 6 months, liquid fertilizer can be sprayed. Liquid vermicompost shows better results in most of the succulents.


The beginning of spring is the best time to repot your string of pearls plant. A hanging basket will be ideal for growing a string of pearls.


Depends on the length of plant one desires to keep, immediate pruning of dead and dried leaves is important


Suitable for both indoor and outdoor cultivation


String of Pearls is best suited for USDA hardiness zones 9 to 12. This zone has temperature moderately low, rarely dropping below zero.

Hardiness Zones