How to Care for String of Hearts Plant
- String of hearts prefers bright indirect light. String of hearts will not survive in low light, and direct sun will scorch the leaves. …
- Water consistently. …
- String of hearts requires warm temperatures. …
- Add fertilizer to encourage flower growth. …
- Give string of hearts space to grow.
Just so, does string of hearts need direct sunlight?
The String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii) is a trailing succulent-like plant native to South Africa. … Place your String of Hearts where it can receive plenty of bright indirect light. Small doses of direct sun are good, however too much direct sun can scorch the leaves.
Similarly one may ask, can you plant string of hearts with succulents?
Best soil for growing string of hearts
You can purchase a succulent/cactus potting mix to use. Alternatively, you can make your own ideal mix real quick. All you need is regular potting soil, coarse sand and pumice/perlite.
What conditions does string of hearts like?
This plant goes dormant in Autumn and Winter and therefore needs less watering. The soil should be lightly moist in spring and summer. Keep your string of hearts in bright light, with some direct sun (but not all day) for the best colour and plenty of leaves.
String of hearts can be grown outdoors in tropical or subtropical climates, but is also an easy indoor plant that can be grown in a west or south facing window. … Houseplants can be moved outside during the summer, but need to be acclimated gradually to the stronger light to prevent sunburn.
String of hearts plant has beautiful heart-shaped leaves, on long trailing stems, place the plant somewhere high or where the stems can trail, along a shelf. Let them dry out between watering, they like humidity of a bathroom and don’t need lots of water.
Chain of Hearts is one of the easiest plants to propagate. Snip along the chain, and put the cut end in water to grow roots. You can expect roots to form in around 4 weeks.
When you bring your string of hearts home, the first thing you will need to do is to untangle it. If you notice the plant was damaged and a string is loose, do not throw it away! You got your chance to propagate your chain of hearts on day one (exciting!).
You do not need to prune your String of Hearts plant. However, if the vines are too long for your taste, look too leggy, or you want to propagate some cuttings, then you can freely prune your plant. Otherwise, it’s probably just fine without pruning unless there are parts of the plant that are dying or rotting.