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How to care for string of pearls plant - Soil Type: Mix equal parts general purpose potting soil and coarse sand with a good dusting of bone meal and limestone (couple of eggshells). Always use a pot with a hole. Watering: Drench the soil and let it become barely moist between waterings. Remember to reduce watering during the winter or dormant season. If you use rainwater, be careful as it could be acidic. Use warm water.
Fill the bottom of the planter with a thin layer (about 1/2 inch) of gravel. Succulent roots don’t like to sit in water. Then Fill the planter with potting soil. Plant the Succulents. If there are spaces where the soil shows you can cover the exposed soil with flat rocks or even some of the gravel from step one.