This elegant string of bananas plant get its name because the leaves actually look like tiny bananas! The tiny leaves can grow into three feet long trails, so these are the perfect candidates for a hanging flower pot. The string of bananas has similar care needs to succulents: just remember: high light, low water.
LIGHT: Bright indirect, sometimes direct light.
SOIL: Well-draining. These are technically succulents and do not take well to being waterlogged.
WATER: When top inch of soil is dry. Bottom-water this plant by placing the pot in a bowl of water. This waters the plant without rotting the foliage on top. Leaves look “wrinkly” when needing more water.
TEMPERATURE: Tropical plant, prefers temperature range of 45-80°F.
HUMIDITY: Flexible, but does best in humidity lower than 40%.
SAFETY: Slightly toxic, causes irritation to dogs, cats, and humans if ingested. Please be mindful before growing around pets or small children.
FERTILIZER: Every 2 weeks during active growth.