Mount Everest Senecio


Curio (Senecio) Ficoides


  • Also called “Big blue chalk sticks” or “Skyscraper Senecio”
  • blue-green upright stems with a waxy coating
  • Water when soil is dry, or when leaves start to look wrinkled
  • Partial shade / Bright light
  • Propagates by cuttings
  • Temperatures as low as 20F
  • Can accept more fertilizer than other succulents for faster growth
  • Repot when container seems too small (not often)
  • Can be toxic


Chalksticks as of December 2022

I wiped off the chalky coating, so it’s very green. I didn’t realize it was supposed to be there at the time.

Chalksticks, December 2022

Last Modified

Jan 6, 2023 @ 10:24

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