Succulents that can grow from seed and germinate

Succulents that can grow from seed and germinate

There are many different succulents speciesand different people might have different experience for various succulents and different growing conditions out there. Some of the easiest are: Buddha’s belly (Jathropa podagrica). This plant , like other jathropas, is very hardy, it requires little, and grows easily even in the poorest soil. Unlike other succulents, the seed itself is fairly large, about the size of a marble, […]

Do Succulents Need Full Sun Or Partial Shade?

Do Succulents Need Full Sun Or Partial Shade?

There’s a huge assortment of succulents, so you can find some that prefer dappled sunlight (or partial) and others that need full direct sun. Cacti, like those in the photo above, need the most sun. And those with lots of silver ”hair”, spines, or other trichomes are trying to shade their tissues, so give them the most sunlight, […]

The best method to propagate succulents

The best method to propagate succulents

Most succulents can be propagated from leaves and from stem cuttings. The stem of the plant in the photo also has roots sprouting from the stem. Many succulents will propagate from parts of a leaf, and some, such as Kalanchoe “mother of thousands”, small plantlets grow on the margins of the leaves. When they drop off, they […]

Why people are obsessed with succulents?

Why people are obsessed with succulents?

Low maintenance and hardy Some people may tend to take terrible care of plants like my cousins. They forget to water them. They forget to bring them in when it freezes. They live in Central Texas, where it’s usually hot and dry. They also like to have plants at their office desks. Succulents generally require […]

How do you repot a succulent?

How do you repot a succulent?

Are you ready to repot your succulents? Make sure the soil is entirely dry so that it is easy to come off. Once you confirm the soil is dry, follow these easy steps: Gathering Materials Minimum requirements are: A pot New replacement soil Do not use old soil as most would be devoid of the […]

Basic guides to care a succulent for beginners

Basic guides to care a succulent for beginners

Avoid touching the leaves/flowers with your fingers. The oils can sometimes be harmful. Without enough sunlight, it will stretch and become “leggy” and less compact, which is considered unattractive. With too much sunlight, you will notice a brown literal sunburn on the leaves. It depends on the type of succulent you have, but the best plan is usually […]

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 […]