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|Neutral ||oddiebaby ||On Feb 28, 2009, oddiebaby from Robbins, NC wrote:
Can I grow this in a container pot,it will be outside for the summers in N.C.?
Also,does it take the same care as string of pearls?Is it hardyer than string of pearls?
|Positive ||tambo49 ||On Sep 22, 2008, tambo49 from Swannanoa, NC wrote:
I have a 6" pot of sting of bananas and I've enjoyed this plant so much. It is a BIG conversation plant for my area and very low maintenance. I have shared cuttings with several of my friends and that delights me as well as the plant. It loves to be shared!! Each time it is cut it grows 3-4 stems to replace the one I have removed! tambo49
|Positive ||Kenotia ||On Apr 9, 2007, Kenotia from Bedford, TX wrote:
Easy to grow, and will put up with a lot. Smells slightly evergreen, and makes pleasant additions to hanging collection. Beware of putting this outside; I've had birds strip the 'bananas' off an entire established plant in less than a week.
|Positive ||CaptMicha ||On Jun 7, 2005, CaptMicha from Brookeville, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:
My plant has put up with a lot of abuse: mealy bugs, not watering enough, insecticide burn, not enough light, etc. but nothing really phases it.
String of bananas appreciate a "hair cut" once in a while.
Repotting is cumbersome because roots are shallow. You also have to hold the strings near the base of the plant which gets all the strings tangled together because of the beads.
|Positive ||Happenstance ||On Aug 23, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:
'String of Bananas' - Very easy to grow, easily propagated from cuttings/seed. Looks like tiny green bananas with windows. White flower shown in detail photo. Less common than Senecio rowleyanus - String of Pearls
|Positive ||ohmysweetpjs ||On Apr 5, 2003, ohmysweetpjs from Brookeville, MD wrote:
No care plant. I water about once a week. It roots very easily and the blooms are pretty though I understand that's not what the plant is grown for. I'm not very into foliage plants but this has got to be one of my favorites.
|Neutral ||Robynski ||On Jan 1, 2003, Robynski wrote:
Took a stem cutting from a friend and started in water on west-facing windowsill. Roots sprouted after 3-4 weeks. Changed water once a week.
|Neutral ||pinkphal ||On Oct 8, 2001, pinkphal wrote:
Grown as a houseplant, the String of Pearls seems to prefer the light exposure of a Western window. To propagate, take a strand of pearls and lay it on the soil, burying the lower section of the strand in the soil. Water very lightly until new growth appears.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Los Angeles, California (2 reports)
San Diego, California
San Dimas, California
San Marcos, California
Santa Maria, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2 reports)
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
New Port Richey East, Florida
Pembroke Pines, Florida
De Ridder, Louisiana
Greenwell Springs, Louisiana
Tonawanda, New York
Winston-salem, North Carolina
West Linn, Oregon
Summit, South Carolina
Deer Park, Texas
Porter Heights, Texas
San Angelo, Texas
Sunset Valley, Texas
St George, Utah