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String of Bananas

Curio radicans

Also known as

Baboon Toes, Banana Vine, Creeping Berry, Necklace Plant, String-Of-Fishhooks

String of Bananas6 by KaitM42 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of String of Bananas

A Curio radicans String of Bananas plant
Curio radicans growing in a pot in a garden.
Banana shaped leaves of Curio radicans with translucent strip and claw like tip.
Curio radicans flower head with mature and immature florets.
Curio radicans flower head with mature florets showing stigmas.

String of Bananas Overview

String of Bananas is the famous name for this attractive little succulent plant, it was previously well known as Senecio radicans, but has been reclassified and is now considered part of the genus Curio. Curio radicans is a versatile succulent which can either act as a ground cover or an overflowing hanging pot plant; it is a beautiful addition to any garden or balcony.

How to propagate String of Bananas




Special features of String of Bananas

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves