Senecio mandraliscae - Succulent Plant

Senecio mandraliscae, commonly called blue finger, is a bushy succulent with bluish-green leaves.
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1Senecio mandraliscae - Succulent Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Senecio mandraliscae

Slender-Leaf Senecio is a slender, hairless, much-branched annual herb, usually about 15-45 cm tall. The leaves are stalkless and pinnately cut.This is such a useful succulent. The linear foliage gives the garden a shot of blue all year long. The texture & color combine well with many plants.

Try it with Asclepias currassavica Silky Gold for a blue & yellow garden or combine with lime green Crassula lycopodiodes for a cool color scheme. Grows to about 1 inch high & about 3 inch wide. Clip to keep compact. The flowers are inconspicuous, but S. madraliscae makes an excellent foliage plant. It can be grown as a trailing plant in a container.

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Plant Specifications

Plant Height3 inch (8 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Senecio tenuifolius,Fish Hook Sedum, Blue Chalk Sticks, Blue finger, Bluefinger, Blue stick succulent
Maximum Reachable Height 15-45 cm
Flower Colour Green
Bloom Time Spring and Summer
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water the plant only during dry summer weather. Blue finger is a drought-tolerant succulent that can survive long, dry periods. Watch for signs that the plant needs water, especially leaves that begin to look shrunken or wilted. Water the plant s site deeply, and then allow the soil to dry completely before watering again.
  • Stop watering the plant in late summer or early autumn. Withhold water completely during the winter months. Damp, cool soil places the plant at risk for stem rot.
  • Established plants are extremely drought tolerant.
  • They do need some water, during the summer, but do not leave the soil wet for prolonged periods.
  • Allow the soil to dry out between waterings in the winter, when they are somewhat dormant.
  • Since they are growing in sandy soil, nutrients will need to be replenished.
  • Fertilize annually, but lightly.
  • Too much fertilizer will cause a lot of leggy growth.

    Senecio mandraliscae care

    Determine whether or not the blue finger plant receives bright sunlight. Prune nearby plants foliage or move the blue finger to a site that receives bright sunlight if necessary. In climates with hot summers, however, the plant benefits from light afternoon shade.

    Prune the plant nearly to the ground in early spring. Pruning removes old growth and makes room for healthy new growth.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 6 F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Senecio mandraliscae special feature

    The disc flowers are narrow at the base, 3 mm long, hairy with white hairs on the ribs and brown colour

    Senecio mandraliscae uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Unverified information Slender-Leaf Senecio is widely used for its medicinal properties
    • The leaves of the plant are valuable
    • These leaves from the Indian medicinal plant are used as an emollient and vulnerary

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Senecio mandraliscae ?

    Senecio mandraliscae is commonly known as Senecio tenuifolius,Fish Hook Sedum, Blue Chalk Sticks, Blue finger, Bluefinger, Blue stick succulent

    How tall do Senecio mandraliscae grow?

    On average Senecio mandraliscae grows 15-45 cm

    What color are Senecio mandraliscae ?

    A Senecio mandraliscae plant bears flowers of color Green

    When Senecio mandraliscae blooms?

    With enough light, Senecio mandraliscae may produce Green flowers in Spring and Summer

    How hard is Senecio mandraliscae to grow?

    A Senecio mandraliscae is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Senecio mandraliscae need?

    A Senecio mandraliscae prefers Full Sun

    How much water does a Senecio mandraliscae need?

    A Senecio mandraliscae prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Senecio mandraliscae need?

    A Senecio mandraliscae prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Senecio mandraliscae like?

    A Senecio mandraliscae prefers 6 F

    How often should I fertilize my Senecio mandraliscae ?

    To encourage Senecio mandraliscae growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    Can i keep it in my ac room?

    Pavan Chowdary Maganti

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    what are the dimensions of the pot?

    Ekta Jain

    Friday, 21 February 2020

    Where did you get the round plant stands with the feet on them?

    Jyoti Dhingra
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