String of Pearls succulent should be kept at average indoor temperature of 70° – 80° degrees Fahrenheit. During winter, keep the plant at cool temperature – around 55° – 60° degrees Fahrenheit. Don’t keep them in drafty areas, or areas with air conditioner and open window as cold air may causes the leaves to drop.
In this regard, do Pearl succulents need sun?
When growing outdoors, they need filtered light or bright shade. A String Of Pearls plant indoors need strong natural light – a medium to high light exposure to grow successfully. Not enough light + too much water = bye bye sweet hanging succulent.
Also to know is, is Pearl plant a succulent?
String of pearls plants are unique vining succulents that are easily recognizable by their tiny pea-shaped leaves. The leaves grow on trailing stems that gracefully spill over the sides of planters and hanging baskets.
Should you mist string of pearls?
The string of pearls doesn’t like to be misted as they are succulents that originate from dry and warm climates. Misting your string of pearls can lead to severe problems like fungal infection and pest infestation. While propagating them, you can mist it lightly until it develops the root system.
String of pearls turning purple
Unfortunately, this is often a sign that your string of pearls is dying. The reason could be down to any of the above topics we have discussed; too much sunlight, freezing temperatures, wrong soil. Overwatering, underwatering or a sudden change in environment.
String of pearls is often grown indoors, but it can also grow outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 to 12. String of pearls is a succulent, and like other succulent plants, it requires little maintenance to keep it happy and healthy.
The reason for a string of pearls plant dying is most often due to watering too often or the soil retains too much moisture which turns the pearls brown or yellow and mushy. String of pearls require the soil to dry out between bouts of watering to prevent dying from root rot.
Top or Bottom watering? Some folks have better success bottom watering, but if your pot doesn’t have that option, top watering is not a problem as long as the air circulation is good at the soil surface.