Senecio stapeliiformis <br> Pickle Plant
Senecio stapeliiformis <br> Pickle Plant
Senecio stapeliiformis <br> Pickle Plant
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Senecio stapeliiformis
Pickle Plant

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Senecio stapeliiformis                      

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Common Names: Candy Stick, Pickle Plant, Inchworm Plant, Candle Stick Plant, Pencil Plant

Family: Asteraceae

Origin: South Africa

Growth: Upwards, clumping

Light: Full sun

Foot Candles: 250+

Water: Let dry completely

Humidity: Not required

Temperature: 15°C - 35°C

Soil: Well draining cactus mix

Container: Pot with drainage

Nutrients: 7-7-7 Monthly 

Propagation: Stem cuttings

Interiorscape Use: Desktop, hanging basket

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: The long stems will sometimes get heavy and flop over. This growth habit can be used to create a trailing succulent.

Comments: Related to the popular “String of Pearls” and other trendy trailing succulents, although they share little in appearances other than having a common flower shape. A great novelty plant with easy care that will send new shoots from the soil. ‘Kleinia stapeliiformis’ is another often used name for this plant. 

Toxicity: Ingestion of any part of plant may cause minor illness like vomiting or diarrhea. Contact with the plant's juice or sap may cause skin irritation or rash.