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Senecio mandraliscae - Succulent Plant

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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)
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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

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

    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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