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Senecio Radicans (Senecio, String of Bananas, String of Beans)

Senecio Radicans (Senecio, String of Bananas, String of Beans)

Regular price $17.99 USD
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Meet the Senecio Radicans . also affectionately known as the String of Bananas or String of Beans. This unique succulent is a true eye-catcher from the Cape Province of South Africa. It boasts low-growing tendencies . sending forth delicate trailing stems that can gracefully extend up to 2 feet in length. The cylindrical . fleshy leaves . approximately an inch in size . paint a picture of green elegance.

This trailing Senecio is more than just a plant; it's a visual delight that will captivate anyone who sets eyes on it! With its soft green stems . this hanging houseplant exudes a delicate charm . making it a perfect addition atop dressers or shelves . infusing your living spaces with a refreshing rainforest ambience. Its allure lies in its versatility and ease of care . requiring minimal attention to thrive. Whether suspended in hanging baskets . placed on shelves . or incorporated into mixed container arrangements . this plant effortlessly enhances any setting.

Adding to its charm . the Senecio Radicans showcases stunning and distinctive flowers. Small . daisy-like blooms in a cheerful yellow hue grace the tips of its stems. These blossoms are surrounded by a halo of vivid red or purple hairs . creating a striking contrast of colours that adds to the plant's overall appeal.

As a houseplant . the String of Bananas is a popular choice for those seeking a unique . low-maintenance plant. Its drought-tolerant nature and minimal watering needs make it an ideal companion for busy plant owners. Thriving in bright . indirect light . it also proves adaptable to lower light conditions . ensuring suitability for various indoor environments. Elevate your indoor greenery experience with the charismatic and easy-going Senecio Radicans – a true botanical gem!

As a part of the Asteraceae family . the String of Bananas is most closely related to the Senecio genus . which includes popular trailing succulents like the String of Pearls . String of Dolphins and more.

This would be a wonderful surprise for any occasion . Mother's Day . Father's Day . Valentine's Day and even a Christmas gift. When gifting . we can include a free . handwritten card - specify your message at the basket stage of delivery . and we'll do the rest!  We won't give the game away with paperwork or prices . so it'll be a wonderful surprise! 

How do I care for String of Bananas? 

This lovely succulent is easy to care for . and suitable for beginners.

Where should I put it?

You can put this houseplant in bright indirect light

How much should I water it?

Only water when it is dry - soak and let it drain away. Let it dry in-between watering .  remember drench and drought. 

Does this Senecio need feeding with Liquid Fertiliser?

You should feed your houseplants once a month during spring and summer . try our Organic seaweed Indoor plant fertiliser.

When developing our original Happy Houseplants' Organic Tropical Plant Food . we decided not to tinker with it too much . so you'll find no chemical supplements in this 100% cruelty-free vegan product. 

What size is the String of Bananas?

W12cm pot

Is it suitable if I have pets?

No! It could be toxic to pets if eaten.

All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot

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