Senecio macroglossus


Senecio macroglossus is a climbing succulent that is very similar to ivy. It is very hardy and low maintenance.

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The Senecio macroglossus, also known as wax ivy, climbing senecio, or trailing jade, is a perennial succulent belonging to the Asteraceae family.

Origin and Description: Originating from South Africa, Senecio macroglossus features fleshy leaves reminiscent of ivy, yet unlike ivy, it blooms with small, delicate flowers. Its leaves are vibrant and glossy green, presenting an attractive and elegant appearance.

History: This plant has been cultivated and admired for its ornamental beauty for decades, becoming a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor settings. Its resilience and easy care make it a frequent selection among gardening enthusiasts and interior decorators.

Care: Senecio macroglossus can thrive indoors, making it ideal for air purification. It requires fertile, well-draining soil for optimal growth. It's important to avoid direct water spraying on the leaves while watering to prevent fungal diseases. Fertilizing the plant during spring and summer is recommended to promote healthy growth.

Watering: Watering should be moderate, avoiding waterlogging that can lead to root rot. It should be watered when the soil is dry to the touch, typically every 1-2 weeks depending on environmental conditions.

Pruning: Regular pruning is not necessary for Senecio macroglossus. However, it's important to remove dry or wilted leaves to maintain the plant's health and aesthetic appeal.

Curiosity: While Senecio macroglossus is not prone to pests or diseases, it's important to monitor for potential issues such as spider mites or mealybugs, especially in high humidity conditions. Its ability to climb and cover surfaces makes it a versatile option for vertical decoration in both indoor and outdoor settings.


Data sheet

Senecio macroglossus
Green leaves and yellow flowers like daisy blossoms
Spring and summer
Your ideal temperature would be 10ºC -30ºC
As a hanging and climbing plant
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As it is a live plant and depending on the season, the plant may be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photograph, but as close as possible. This does not affect the quality of the plant.

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