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Description

This evergreen succulent bush adds a lot of texture to your outdoor succulent garden. The leaves are light green, pointing up on the branching stem.

Sr Item name
1 Succulent Bush Senecio, Senecio barbertonicus - Succulent Plant
2 4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

It is an evergreen, succulent bush up to 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and wide, with a fleshy, cylindrical, finger-like, light green leaves that point upwards along the branches and are crowded toward stem tips, up to 4 inches (10 cm) long and 0.4 inch (1 cm) in diameter. The flowers are yellow, up to 3 inches (7.

6 cm) long and 0.4 inch (1 cm) in diameter.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 8 inch (20 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Succulent bush senecio
Maximum Reachable Height 5 inches
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
  • Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.

    Succulent Bush Senecio care

    This plant can be grown from leaf cuttings. Pull a leaf from the main stem, leave it to dry for a day, then place it on the surface of the growing medium. The growing medium should be light and well drained, you can use a mixture of soil, sand and compost. The leaf will form roots and eventually, a small rosette will appear at the base. It requires minimum 10 degrees C temperature and partial sun to form roots and new growth. Remove and pot up the new plant when well rooted. Water the new plant regularly.

    Sunlight Full sun to partial shade, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well drained soil.
    Temperature 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer in spring.

    Succulent Bush Senecio uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This plant with its pale blue-green leaves can be used as contrasting foliage in succulent plantings, cactus gardens or xeriscape plantings
    • It is also pretty used as edging for dry borders and in rock gardens
    • It can be kept in pots too, provided the soil drains well
  • It contains

    SrItem name
    1Succulent Bush Senecio, Senecio barbertonicus - Succulent Plant
    24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to look after Senecio plant?

    Caring tips to grow Senecio plant 1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 2-3 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    What is a Senecio plant?

    Senecio is annual plant in Compositae family and used as ornamental foliage in mass planting, container or above ground planter.

    How to plant Senecio?

    To plant Senecio consider the following points. 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

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