Herein, how much sun does string of dolphins need?
Light. Although it can easily get sunburned in direct sun when grown outdoors, when grown as a houseplant, string of dolphins does best when it receives at least six hours of sunlight a day. A south-facing window is ideal, but it can adapt to medium light when grown indoors as well.
Correspondingly, why is my dolphin succulent dying?
Overwatering or severe underwatering are the most common reasons why string of dolphins start to die. To save a dying string of dolphin succulent plant that is overwatered, hold off watering until the soil dries.
How do you make dolphin strings Fuller?
Form. Dolphin Plant is one of the “string” succulents, which grow trailing stems that can reach 1.0′ to 3.0′ long. In the wild, these Senecio varieties creep along as a ground cover.
Under good conditions, String of Dolphins can grow over 50 cm in the first year. Requires a pot with drainage. FERTILISER: Use a top dressing of general fertiliser once or twice a year to enhance new growth and the plant’s overall health.
Humidity: Does not like too much humidity. Normal household humidity is good for this plant. Keep it out of the bathroom if there is a shower in the room. Fertilize: Feed with diluted good balanced organic fertilizer every 2 weeks during the growing season (Spring to Summer) and cut back to monthly in Winter.
String of Dolphins (Senecio peregrinus) is a rare, adorable and almost impossible to find succulent! This plant has a beautiful draping habit that will look amazing in a mixed container or a hanging basket. The chalky blue dolphin shaped leaves make this a truly unique plant!