Simple Steps to Care for Your Senecio Scaposus ‘Wooly Senecio’

 Homiful.comSenecio scaposus or Wooly Senecio is part of a succulent that has a cute appearance. Native to South Africa, they grow in small size with round leaves that are covered in soft, white hairs, which provide a woolly appearance. Make sure you look for these Simple Steps to Care for Your Senecio Scaposus ‘Wooly Senecio’ to increase the information. Let's check it out!



Senecio is a succulent that is native to the rocky slopes of South Africa. Which is a place in dry and arid conditions. To be known, this succulent can grow in hardy to USDA zones 10 to 11 that can tolerate temperatures as low as 30 F degrees.

Lighting and soil


Prefer to grow in bright, indirect sunlight, Senecio also tolerates some direct sunlight but avoids exposing it to intense afternoon sun. Because it can burn the leaves of Senecio scaposus. Grow Senecio in well-draining soil which has rich organic matter.

Water the plants


Like other plants and succulents, you can avoid overwatering Senecio scaposus which can lead to root rot. Watering them when the soil dries out completely. Water this succulent deeply but infrequently during the growing season and reduce watering in winter.



Actually, Senecio doesn't need a lot to fertilize. But, you can feed this succulent once every 3 months during the growing season.

Pruning and grooming


If you ignore the growth of Senecio, they will grow uncontrollably and has lush succulent. So, you can try pruning and grooming this succulent to control the shape and appearance of Senecio. And try to remove the dead leaves to avoid the issues and make this succulent unhealthy.



Similar to the common plants and succulents, you can propagate Senecio by taking the stem, leaf cuttings, or divide offsets.

Common issues


Besides pests and disease, Senecio also has a problem with overwatering which can lead to root rot. Another way, this succulent also be susceptible to mealybugs and spider mites. Make sure to check regularly this plant for signs of infestation, and treat it with a suitable insecticide.

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