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String of Turtles Plants
Peperomia prostrata String of Turtles Plants are an ultra-rare trailing houseplant that looks best in a hanging pot. The interesting leaves resemble the shells of a turtle.
|3 Inch Pot||$24.95||
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|Espoma Organic Potting Mix||$16.95|
|Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer||$17.95|
|Espoma Organic Cactus Mix||$17.95||
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|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright indirect|
|Soil Condition:||Likes to dry out some between watering|
|Water Requirements:||If unsure, do not water|
|Uses:||Attractive plant to be featured or in the background of any room in the house, does well with minimal care|
String of Turtles Plants for Sale Online
Peperomia prostrata or String of Turtles Plant is a small, vining plant with round succulent leaves that are green with white veins. It will cascade over any surface the plant can anchor itself to. It prefers moderate light and humid conditions.
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We suggest re-potting your newly purchased String of Turtles Plant into a container 2"-4" wider in diameter, and 2-3" deeper than the container it is in currently. Use a well draining potting mix, and be sure not to disturb the roots when transplanting. We recommend adding a slow release fertilizer to the new potting mix before watering in. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a container any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. If planted too deep, the stem of the plant will be covered with soil, retaining moisture and eventually rotting. Keep in mind that this new potting mix will retain more moisture than the previous container, so watering in the beginning should be less frequent.