String of Dolphin Care 101

String of dolphins are characterised by their iconic dolphin-shaped leaves and long hanging tendrils. 

They look great in hanging baskets, or they can be trained to grow upwards on a trellis or moss pole depending on what look you are going for.

Light

Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun. Not suited for low light conditions.

Water

Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.'

Pets

Toxic to pets.

Sad Plant Signs

Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix:Thirsty plant, underwatered

Mushy stems, wet potting mix:Root rot, overwatered

Leaf drop:Low light, moisture-stress

 

Hot Tip:

To prevent balding on the top of the plant, ensure that your plants soil is getting plenty of sunlight. This can also help prevent root rot as soil may take longer to dry out if it isn't seeing any sun. 

 

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