Curio radicans

String of Fishhooks

$60.00 USD

A String of Fishhooks (botanic name Senecio radicans) is a member of the Senecio family. It goes by the common names Fishhooks Plant, String Of Fish Hooks, and Senecio “Fish Hooks ”. This plant is native to South Africa. The plant grows from weak surface roots, producing trailing stems up to three feet long on the ground which can root where they touch soil to form dense mats. It often grows under bushes or between rocks which provide some protection from intense sunlight.

Caring for your Curio radicans


Water Regularly

NOT Pet Safe


String of Fishhooks thrive in direct sunlight and or hanging next to a window. Ensuring the top of the soil sees sunlight promotes thick growth, and full strings of pearls.  Prune often to create a fuller looking plant.

This plant is also identified as Senecio radicans but was reclassified into the Curio family.

  • Full sun to bright indirect light.
  • Plant in a cactus soil mix. Soil should be well draining to avoid soggy wet roots.
  • Water when soil feels dry, every 10-14 days.