"O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?"
Love is really in the air for this plant. She is called Juliette, her leaves are shaped as hearts, she is truly a romantic. The best thing about her, she is a low maintenance, hardy houseplant!
Medium Height (including nursery pot) 20-35cm; pot diameter 14cm.
Health benefits- Makes you believe in love at first sight
Pet safe- Mildly toxic if eaten
Lighting for your String of hearts
Juliette likes indirect sunlight. Be careful in the peak of summer as too much heat from the sun will cause Juliette to burn.
Watering your String of hearts
Juliette is considered a semi succulent which means she hates her soil being soggy for too long so make sure your pot has drainage holes and allow her to dry out almost completely between watering. During the summer maintaining moist soil will help her thrive, but not soggy! Houseplant watering guide
Humidity for your String of hearts
Juliette will tolerate normal room humidity.
What fertiliser should I use for my String of hearts
Juliette doesn't really need fertiliser. If you're looking for the best results fertilise in the summer once a month when watering.
Repotting your String of hearts
You shouldn't have to repot Juliette for a good few years. For soil, a well drained potting soil or cactus mix soil is perfect.
String of hearts plant care problems
- Root rot from overwatering, follow our guidance on watering.