Asked by: Florent Romeu
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th April, 2020

How do you take care of a string of hearts plant?

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. You can always add more water. You can confidently allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

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Thereof, how much light does a string of hearts need?

The delicate heart-shaped foliage and slender vines can reach up to 12' long in its natural environment, and has earned this plant many nicknames, including Rosary Vine and Sweetheart Vine. Place your String of Hearts where it can receive plenty of bright indirect light.

Additionally, do strings of hearts like humidity? String of Hearts Plant Requirements. Water: As a succulent, these plants like to be watered sparingly, especially in the wintertime. Humidity: Ceropegia woodii is comfortable in most household settings. It does not require high humidity.

Similarly one may ask, why is my string of hearts dropping leaves?

Overwatering. Overwatering is the number one cause of death in String of Hearts plants. The leaves may turn yellow, droop, and eventually the plant will rot. For best results, err on the side of underwatering rather than overwatering and allow the soil to dry out completely before watering again.

Do string of hearts grow fast?

When planting String Of Hearts, don't sink those tubers too far down. They're aerial tubers which need to grow closer to the surface of the soil. This plant grows fast. Also, it's a plant which prefers being slightly tight in its pot so don't rush to repot it.

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