Ceropegia Woodii - String of Hearts

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Popular with collectors of houseplants and succulents alike, the String of Hearts is one of those plants that immediately catches your eye. Growing luscious evergreen heart-shaped leaves under average conditions, you’ll know this plant is happy when it begins to form a dense curtain. The vines will grow quickly and and as long as you’ll let them with the added benefit of being easy to propagate. With time and proper care this plant will grow delicate white flowers and develop deep purple backs to the leaves, making it even more captivating to look at.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Ceropegia Woodii
  • Common Name(s): String of Hearts
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Native Range: South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Moderate
  • Light: Bright indirect to direct sunlight 
  • Water: Water thoroughly, but allow the soil to dry between watering.
  • Humidity: Low
  • Temperature: 60-70F. Avoid cold drafts.
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize with diluted liquid fertilizer during spring and summer.
  • Propagation: Very easy to propagate from cuttings in water, soil or sphagnum moss.
  • Growth: Trailing
  • Common Pests: Mealybugs, aphids, scale & spider mites 
  • Toxicity: Non-Toxic