Like most succulents, senecio needs sandy, well-drained soil and is prone to rot in soggy conditions. Also, protect senecio plants from hot and cold drafts. Senecio is drought tolerant and should be watered sparingly, especially during the winter. Always let the soil dry out between each watering.
Furthermore, how do you keep Senecio alive?
When kept indoors, String of Pearls need to be placed in a location with plenty of light. Find a bright spot in the house with plenty of light and sunshine. Have the sun hit or shine on the crown of the plant, and not just on the leaves or beads.
Thereof, how often should I water Senecio?
How big does Senecio grow?
Deadhead spent flower stalks once they start to fade and look tattered. This will prevent the plant from going to seed.
Bright Indirect light is when the sun’s rays don’t travel directly from the sun to your plant but, instead, bounce off something first. Plants in bright, indirect light will cast blurry, indistinct shadows. Bright indirect light is approximately 800-2000 foot candles.
What Is Indirect Sunlight? Indirect light is sunlight that either passes through a medium—a window shade or the leaves of a tree—or reflects off another surface before reaching a plant. Most indoor settings only provide indirect light.
Brachyglottis Senecio Sunshine should be trimmed once after flowering to maintain a bushy shape – see also our entire selection of flowering hedge plants. You can prune most evergreen shrubs just before growth starts in mid-Spring.
Plant Senecio ground cover succulents with other drought-tolerant, deer-resistant succulents and plants in a rock garden, green roof or in a simple, modern garden.