Ceropegia Woodii


The Ceropegia Woodii is a trailing plant native to South Africa with a delicate heart-shaped foliage and slender vines that can reach up to 12' long in its natural environment. Some people like this plant because it looks beautiful as a hanging plant.

Ceropegia Woodii is commonly known as string of hearts, chain of hearts, hearts entangled, rosary vine, sweetheart vine.



Needs bright light

Leaf size

It has small leaves.

Leaf color

its leaves are colorful


Looks great as a hanging plant

Pet Friendly

This plant is pet-friendly. Don't worry about toxicity.

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String of Hearts care

How much light does a String of Hearts need?

Place your String of Hearts where it can receive plenty of bright indirect light. Small doses of direct sun are good, however too much direct sun can scorch the leaves.

How to water a String of Hearts?

In the active growth period water sparingly, just enough to make the potting mixture barely moist, allowing the top two-thirds of the potting mixture to dry out between waterings.

During winter, water very sparingly , just enough water to prevent the potting mixture from drying out completely.

What's the ideal humidity for a String of Hearts?

Needs a moist environment with above average humidity. Stand on a pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Pop it in the shower for a while to give it an occasional boost.

How to fertilize a String of Hearts?

Apply a slow release fertilizer once a month during the growing season.

String of Hearts care tips

  • Don't place this plant in low light conditions or it will lose its color.

  • Don't over water it, the roots are skinny and can get root rot.

  • Let it dry before watering again.

  • This plant is dormant during winter

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