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String of Turtles

String of Turtles

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Get to Know String of Turtles!


String of Turtles (Peperomia prostrata) is a tiny succulent native to Brazilian rainforests that thrives in warm climates but adapts well to average household conditions. Because of this, it's a popular plant for houseplant collections and apartment jungles worldwide.

It's small in size and has a slow growth rate, reaching full maturity in three to five years. This makes string of turtles a good choice if you have limited space. The plant's attractive leaf shape also makes it a favorite to use in fairy gardens, container gardens, and glass terrariums.


Avoid overwatering by drenching the soil till water runs out the bottom of the pot, and the soil is thoroughly moist. Do not water the plant again until the top two inches of soil have dried out.


String of turtles plants love bright indirect sunlight and will thrive in these conditions. Keeping them in full sun for too long will damage the leaves, but too little light and they will fail to produce new growth.


Yes! This plant is pet friendly!

Sad Plant (is your plant dying?)

Some signs that your string of turtle plant may be unhappy or unhealthy include:

- Wilting or drooping leaves: This can be a sign that the plant is not getting enough water.

- Yellowing or browning leaves: This can be a sign of overwatering, underwatering, or nutrient deficiencies.

- Stunted growth: This can be a sign of insufficient light or nutrients.

- Pests: If you notice any pests, such as mealybugs or spider mites, on your plant, it may be a sign of stress or a lack of proper care.

If you notice any of these signs, here are some things you can do to help your string of turtle plant:

- Check the soil moisture: Make sure the plant is not being over or under-watered. The soil should be slightly moist but not waterlogged.

- Adjust light levels: Move the plant to a brighter location if it's not getting enough light or to a shadier location if it's getting too much direct sunlight.

- Fertilize: Use a balanced fertilizer to provide your plant with the necessary nutrients.

- Check for pests: If you notice any pests, use an insecticidal soap or neem oil to get rid of them.

By following these tips, you can help your string of turtle plant thrive and stay healthy.