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  • Botanical Name: Senecio serpens
  • Common Names: Blue chalk stick

Blue Chalk Stick: A Blue-Green Marvel for Succulent Enthusiasts

The Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio Mandraliscae) is a stunning succulent renowned for its striking blue-green, finger-like leaves that create a captivating carpet of color. Native to South Africa, this resilient plant thrives in arid conditions and showcases its vibrant hue all year round. Ideal for drought-tolerant landscapes and container gardens, the Blue Chalk Stick adds an artistic touch to outdoor spaces. Its low-maintenance nature and drought resistance make it a favorite among succulent enthusiasts, providing a visually arresting and easy-to-care-for option for those seeking a touch of the extraordinary in their gardens.

Complete Care Guide for Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio Mandraliscae)

The Blue Chalk Stick, scientifically known as Senecio mandraliscae, is a drought-tolerant succulent with striking blue-gray foliage. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure the health and vibrancy of your Blue Chalk Stick:

Light:

  • Full Sun Exposure: Place your Blue Chalk Stick in a location with full sun exposure. It thrives in bright sunlight and develops its characteristic blue color in intense light.

Water:

  • Drought-Tolerant: Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Blue Chalk Stick is highly drought-tolerant and prefers infrequent but deep watering.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Blue Chalk Stick in a well-draining succulent or cactus mix. This helps prevent waterlogging and promotes healthy root development.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Keep your Senecio mandraliscae in a warm environment with temperatures between 70-100°F (21-38°C). Protect it from frost, as it is not cold-tolerant.

Humidity:

  • Low Humidity: Blue Chalk Stick is adapted to low humidity levels and does well in arid conditions. Average indoor humidity is suitable.

Pruning:

  • Minimal Pruning: Trim any dead or leggy growth with clean, sharp scissors. Pruning is generally minimal as the plant has a naturally compact and tidy growth habit.

Fertilization:

  • Sparse Feeding: Fertilize sparingly with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid over-fertilization.

Container:

  • Well-Draining Pot: Use a pot with drainage holes to ensure excess water can escape. Terracotta pots work well for succulents.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor for Pests: Watch for common succulent pests like aphids or mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Propagation:

  • From Cuttings: Propagate Blue Chalk Stick from stem cuttings. Allow the cut ends to dry and callus before planting them in well-draining soil.

Challenges:

  • Sensitive to Overwatering: Like many succulents, Blue Chalk Stick is prone to root rot if overwatered. Err on the side of underwatering to prevent waterlogged soil.

Decor Tips:

  • Accent Plant: Use Blue Chalk Stick as a striking accent plant in rock gardens, succulent arrangements, or as ground cover in sunny areas.

Enhance Your Garden with Vibrant Blue Hues: The Blue Chalk Stick is not only resilient but also adds a touch of unique color to your succulent collection. By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty and low-maintenance appeal of this striking succulent in your garden or home.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Senecio serpens
  • Common Names: Blue chalk stick

Blue Chalk Stick: A Blue-Green Marvel for Succulent Enthusiasts

The Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio Mandraliscae) is a stunning succulent renowned for its striking blue-green, finger-like leaves that create a captivating carpet of color. Native to South Africa, this resilient plant thrives in arid conditions and showcases its vibrant hue all year round. Ideal for drought-tolerant landscapes and container gardens, the Blue Chalk Stick adds an artistic touch to outdoor spaces. Its low-maintenance nature and drought resistance make it a favorite among succulent enthusiasts, providing a visually arresting and easy-to-care-for option for those seeking a touch of the extraordinary in their gardens.

Complete Care Guide for Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio Mandraliscae)

The Blue Chalk Stick, scientifically known as Senecio mandraliscae, is a drought-tolerant succulent with striking blue-gray foliage. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure the health and vibrancy of your Blue Chalk Stick:

Light:

  • Full Sun Exposure: Place your Blue Chalk Stick in a location with full sun exposure. It thrives in bright sunlight and develops its characteristic blue color in intense light.

Water:

  • Drought-Tolerant: Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Blue Chalk Stick is highly drought-tolerant and prefers infrequent but deep watering.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Blue Chalk Stick in a well-draining succulent or cactus mix. This helps prevent waterlogging and promotes healthy root development.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Keep your Senecio mandraliscae in a warm environment with temperatures between 70-100°F (21-38°C). Protect it from frost, as it is not cold-tolerant.

Humidity:

  • Low Humidity: Blue Chalk Stick is adapted to low humidity levels and does well in arid conditions. Average indoor humidity is suitable.

Pruning:

  • Minimal Pruning: Trim any dead or leggy growth with clean, sharp scissors. Pruning is generally minimal as the plant has a naturally compact and tidy growth habit.

Fertilization:

  • Sparse Feeding: Fertilize sparingly with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid over-fertilization.

Container:

  • Well-Draining Pot: Use a pot with drainage holes to ensure excess water can escape. Terracotta pots work well for succulents.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Monitor for Pests: Watch for common succulent pests like aphids or mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Propagation:

  • From Cuttings: Propagate Blue Chalk Stick from stem cuttings. Allow the cut ends to dry and callus before planting them in well-draining soil.

Challenges:

  • Sensitive to Overwatering: Like many succulents, Blue Chalk Stick is prone to root rot if overwatered. Err on the side of underwatering to prevent waterlogged soil.

Decor Tips:

  • Accent Plant: Use Blue Chalk Stick as a striking accent plant in rock gardens, succulent arrangements, or as ground cover in sunny areas.

Enhance Your Garden with Vibrant Blue Hues: The Blue Chalk Stick is not only resilient but also adds a touch of unique color to your succulent collection. By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty and low-maintenance appeal of this striking succulent in your garden or home.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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