String of hearts is easily propagated from cuttings, from tubers produced at the base of the leaves or by seed. The aerial tubers (“beads”) can be planted to produce new vines. … Once the tuber is rooted and growing in a few weeks or months, sever it from the original plant.
Subsequently, what kind of light do String of Hearts need?
Similarly one may ask, how do you propagate a String of Hearts from a bulb?
Why do String of hearts bloom?
Inside the flower are downward facing hairs that trap insects that are attracted to the scent of the bloom. … Eventually the hairs wither and the insect leaves with a packet of pollen grains attached to it, that get transferred to the next flower it visits.
Make sure you have at least one node submerged. This is where the roots will appear. Wait about 3 weeks, or until you see at least 1/4? of root length.
The string of hearts is a semi-succulent plant, which means it is more tolerant of dry soil than wet soil and is prone to rotting in wet soil. You should water it sparingly, if in doubt. … The soil should be lightly moist in spring and summer.
Tips For Planting
If you need to plant your String of Hearts, you need a smallish pot with a drainage hole or two. Do not overpot or use a pot that is too big for the plant because this species of plants prefers to have its roots slightly restricted.