String of Hearts

String of Hearts, scientifically known as Ceropegia woodii, is a charming and popular trailing succulent vine that belongs to the milkweed family (Apocynaceae). This delightful plant is native to South Africa and has gained popularity for its cascading vines adorned with small, heart-shaped leaves. Its delicate appearance and ease of care make it a favourite among indoor plant enthusiasts. The leaves are typically green, often with silver or purple variegation, adding to the plant’s visual appeal. In addition to its charming foliage, String of Hearts may produce small, tubular flowers with unique colouration, ranging from pink to purple.


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Pot Size


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Common Name

String of Hearts

Latin Name (Plants only)

Ceropegia woodii


Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering. Water sparingly, as String of Hearts is susceptible to root rot if the soil remains consistently wet. Adjust watering frequency based on the season and the plant's growth patterns.


Feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce or eliminate fertilization in the fall and winter when the plant is in a period of dormancy.


String of Hearts is adaptable to average indoor humidity levels. It doesn't require high humidity, but it appreciates occasional misting in drier conditions.

Light Requirements

String of Hearts thrives in bright, indirect light. While it can tolerate some direct sunlight, it's best to protect it from intense afternoon sun, especially in hotter climates.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed


Maintain a moderate temperature range between 15-24°C, Keep the plant away from drafts and sudden temperature changes.

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