- Novel Foliage
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 6 Inches
You’re going to fall in love with this succulent. The String of Bananas is easy to grow and loved for its novelty foliage. It is very easily propagated and doesn’t dry out like other varieties. This succulent is sure to be your new favorite hanging plant!
Best Locations For Growing String of Bananas
You can grow this succulent in any space that can support a hanging plant. Kitchen and sunrooms are the most popular locations.
String of Bananas Sunlight Requirements
The String of Bananas needs lots of light to flourish. Place it near a window that will give it plenty of sun all day long. A south-facing window is optimal, and be sure to rotate the plant regularly to promote even growth.
String of Bananas Care
Plant String of Bananas in an organic succulent and cactus mix that provides good drainage. Use a container size that is one inch larger than the plant. Repotting should be done in the spring every two years. Be sure not to plant the top of the root ball farther than one inch in the soil to avoid stem rot.
Watering String of Bananas
Water needs for the String of Bananas are low. Water every two to three weeks thoroughly, and let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Feeding String of Bananas
Fertilizer is not necessary, but if desired, add organic compost to the soil in the spring.
String Of Bananas Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light|
|Care Requirements: Easy|
|Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.|
|Pet Friendly: No|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Air Purifier: High|
|Growth Rate: Fast|
|Mature Height: 6 inches|
|Mature Spread: 3 feet|
|Flower Color(s): Pink, White|
|Flower Shade/Description: White, Light Pink|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Lime Green|
|Temperature: 30° - 50°F (-1° - 10°C)|
|Humidity: Below Average (20% - 40%)|
|Common Name: String Of Bananas|
|Other Name(s): String Of Bananas|
|Scientific Name: Curio rowleyanus, syn. Senecio rowleyanus|
|Plant Type: House Plant|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.