Chain of Hearts - Ceropegia woodii
Chain of Hearts - Ceropegia woodii
Chain of Hearts - Ceropegia woodii
Chain of Hearts - Ceropegia woodii
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Chain of Hearts - Ceropegia woodii

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** Hanging baskets are currently in stock in approx 150mm pots.

 

Chain 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. In strong light the leaves will be darkly coloured, with distinctive marbling; if not given enough light they will be a light green colour. Houseplants can be moved outside during the summer, but need to be acclimated gradually to the stronger light to prevent sunburn. If moved outside, be sure to bring indoors before the first frost.

This succulent plant requires excellent drainage and should be watered only when dry. It tolerates dry soil much better than soggy soil; it is easily killed by overwatering. Use a freely-draining potting medium with plenty of coarse sand, perlite or other large-textured component to allow for adequate drainage (such as a commercial cacti & succulent mix.) Allow the soil to dry between deep waterings. Fertilize infrequently (at most monthly when actively growing) with half strength houseplant fertilizer. Plants do best with a winter rest period. Reduce watering in winter and do not fertilize during this time. This houseplant does best when crowded, so repot only when necessary. Repotting is best done in spring before new growth starts.

 

Chain of hearts is easily propagated from cuttings, from tubers produced at the base of the leaves or by seed. The aerial tubers (“beads”) can be planted to produce new vines. Just press the tuber – preferably still attached to the vine – into the soil of another pot. Keep the growing medium moist, but not wet, to encourage rooting. Once the tuber is rooted and growing in a few weeks or months, sever it from the original plant.

 

Info source: https://wimastergardener.org/article/string-of-hearts-ceropegia-woodii/

 

** Individual plants will vary. Photo/s are an example of the plant you will receive.

 

Plants sold in their plastic nursery pots. Will be posted bare rooted.

 

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