6 Best String Succulents in India

Last Updated: 19.10.2023
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Adding vines to any interior makes it look 10x beautiful instantly. Have a look at the Best String Succulents in India that are also easy to grow.

Cascading succulents are quite a rage amongst gardeners. They have strings of interestingly shaped leaves that could be globular, flat circular, drop-like, or arched. You can let them grow as a creeper, climber or hang them in a hanging basket. Different varieties have almost the same care routine, and all of them look absolutely exotic! Pick your favorite one from this lift of the Best String Succulents in India!

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Best String Succulents in India

1. String of Pearls

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Botanical Name: Senecio rowleyanus

Origin: Southwestern Africa

Care Instructions: Give it full sun to partial shade, and let the soil dry out between waterings.

The plant grows almost spherical, pea-shaped leaves that store water. This feature makes it a drought-tolerant plant. Besides that, it blooms white, daisy-like flowers that smell like cinnamon. 

2. String of Bananas / String of Fishhooks

Botanical Name: Senecio radicans

Origin: South Africa

Care Instructions: Give it indirect or filtered sunlight and water once in 3 weeks.

The String of Bananas grows tiny, curved, banana-shaped leaves on its vines and blooms flowers similar to those of String of Pearls. It is relatively easy to look after, and hence a perfect choice for novice gardeners.

3. String of Nickels / String of Coins

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Botanical Name: Dischidia nummularia

Origin: India, Asia, Australia

Care Instructions: Give it filtered or indirect sunlight, and maintain moisture in the soil.

This trailing succulent has flat round leaves that look like coins. It blooms very minimal white flowers that grow in umbels.

4. String of Watermelons / String of Beads


Botanical Name: Curio herreianus

Origin: South Africa

Care Instructions: Give it indirect sunlight to partial shade and water whenever the soil is dry to touch.

The string of Watermelons grows long vines with elliptical leaves. It looks very similar to String of Pearls, except its leaves are elongated and have pointed ends. Bright sun exposure can add a purple tone to the leaves and the stems.

5. String of Turtles

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Botanical Name: Peperomia prostrata

Origin: Brazil 

Care Instructions: Give the plant bright, indirect sunlight, and water it only when the soil dries out.

The string of Turtles grows green and blue variegated leaves that resemble small turtle shells. It is a slow-growing plant and makes a perfect addition to limited space in hanging baskets.

6. String of Hearts

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Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii

Origin: South Africa, Zimbabwe

Care Instructions: Give it bright, indirect sunlight and water whenever the soil gets dry.

This vining succulent grows heart-shaped leaves, earning itself the name ‘sweetheart vine’. The pretty leaves are of dark green color that is often marked with patterns of white or grey. Due to its amazing color hue, String of Hearts looks perfect when it dangles from the top of bookshelves or cabinets.

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