Requirements to care a succulent

What care requirements a succulent need?

Overall, lots of light and getting dry all the way through between waterings. Ample light Lots of light means, at the very least, sitting on a south or west window. That will provide enough light for “low light” succulents. However, the majority of succulents require full sun outdoors, which is a condition indoors that only be approximated under […]

Is Sansevieria a succulent?

Is Sansevieria a succulent?

Sansevierias are succulents although some of them are maybe better called semi-succulent, the thinner leaved ones like the common snake plant varieties(types of Sansevieria trifasciata). While they like to dry out between watering, they don’t like to stay dry for very long, but long enough to fully dry all the soil. For most plants, that would be […]

How to grow Echeveria well

How to grow Echeveria well

Echeverias are some of the really cool looking succulents, and quite popular. However, growing them is a bit tricky, as they’re prone to rot and can not withstand extreme conditions. Now, here are some tips for taking care of them : Get familiar with growing them Familiarity with growing cacti/succulents. It is easier to grow echeveriaswhen […]

Tips to own and maintain succulents

Tips to own and maintain succulents

Succulents are the easiest plants to care for. They do great when they are left alone. Few Tips For Beginners Soil This is one of those things that you have to get right if you want your plants to survive. The soil that succies naturally grow in is usually sandy and drains very well. Excess moisture […]

What are some of the awesome succulent plants?

What are some of the awesome succulent plants?

A short list of succulent plants that can be easily grown are: Agave American Aloe or Century plants consist of many varieties that are grown as houseplants for a really bright window. If you have a south facing aspect for the winter, and a warm patio or deck, these will grow very well. Smaller species and varieties […]

How often should you water succulents?

How often should you water succulents?

You should water succulents as often as it takes for the soil to get dry all the way through the root mass between waterings (assuming you’re talking about potted succulents.) No one can give you a real answer like once every other week, or once a month, because the “how often” is influenced by so many factors. The question you […]

Why are the leaves on succulent shrivelled?

Why are the leaves on succulent shrivelled?

There’s a couple things you can do to save your plant. Soil: What kind of soil is in there? If you are using standard potting soil, you need to replace it. Potting soil is designed to hold on to moisture and usually is filled with fertilizer. Neither of these are good for your succulent. Any garden […]

How to propagate a succulent?

How to propagate a succulent?

Asexual propagation comes naturally to many succulents and they need little encouragement. Cuttings are usually easy to root. Just remember that succulents by their very nature are skilled at water conservation so you don’t need to place a polythene bag or the like to keep them from wilting as they root. In fact doing so, or misting with water, may cause them […]

Why is my succulent dying?

Why is my succulent dying?

pots & soil ~ Make sure your succulents are in a pot with a drainage hole, unglazed terracotta or plastic is best, and your soil mix has at least 50% non-organic (not brown) matter. So for example, if you buy that pre-made “succulent & cactus” soil from Home Depot or something, you’d need to mix half of it with […]