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A cute little Brazilian native, the String of Turtles is a popular succulent houseplant adored for its gorgeous turtle print foliage and easy-going personality! Compact in size and a slow plant to mature (because who is in a rush to grow up anyway?!), the Peperomia Prostrata makes an excellent conversation piece for any space!

With each leaf resembling button-like tortoiseshells, its trailing vine has intricate multi-coloured patterns covering its surface. Since these plants are small and slow to mature, they make a great addition on a desk, nightside table, or any shelf/tabletop where you have limited space!

String of Turtles Care & Maintenance:

  • Light: bright, indirect light is best. Avoid direct sunlight for many hours.
  • Water: more inclined to suffer from over-watering, your plant prefers slightly moist conditions. Ensure that you keep the soil moist during the growing season and the “soak and dry” succulent method during the winter months.
  • Humidity & Temperature: These plants prefer cool, more humid temperatures – the average room temperature is what will keep your plant happiest (68-75 F). During the Winter and Summer when your String of Turtles is exposed to lots of heat, use a mister, humidifier or pebble tray to ensure your plant is staying cool!
  • Fertilizer:  this will help maintain the String of Turtles colour and patterns throughout the growing season. Use a diluted 20-20-20 houseplant fertilizer bi-weekly during the growing season, avoid during the fall and winter.
  • Maintenance: Regular pruning and deadheading will help keep your plant’s attractive, manicured appearance. Use scissors or snips for the best results. Growth is fairly slow, encourage a bushier plant by taking a string and place it on top of the soil, ensuring the nodes are in contact with soil as they will eventually grow roots, and then new vines.
  • Toxicity: the String of Turtles is toxic to household pets when ingested.
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Thank you to everyone who joined us for a workshop this year!

We find so much joy in passing on our knowledge and witnessing so much natural creativity. Please check back in the Spring for our next workshop series, and in the meantime happy crafting!