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Thursday - August 13, 2015

From: Hammond, IL
Region: Midwest
Topic: Non-Natives
Title: Green Pearls or String-of-Pearls plant
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

Years ago I had a plant I called green pearls because that's what it looked like. It was an inside plant. Can you please help me with this? Thank you

ANSWER:

I did a Google search for "green pearls plant" and this is what I found.

You can find more internet articles by searching on "string of pearls plant" or "green pearls plant" or "Senecio rowleyanus".

 

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