Succulents are great plants for those who don’t have a good green thumb. If more finicky plants wilt, collapse and die under your treatment – easy-going succulents are all-around winners.

They do not requires a lot of water and are relatively self-sufficient if planted in the correct container and put in a sunny spot.

There are more succulent types than you ever imagined possible – such as beautiful pink succulents that appear like they’re in the Pixar or Disney films.

Registered as Greenovia Dodrentalis, these elegant succulents are formed like roses. Yet, unlike roses, succulents have been in bloom for a long time.

Greenovia Dodrentalis develops in rounded sheets that resemble rose petals and appear as green rose.

Succulents have dense, fleshy leaves and stem that contain water. That’s why they don’t need to be sprayed as often as other plant species. They will survive and thrive with light dew and mist.

The term “succulent” is taken from the Latin word sucus, meaning sap or juice

Although succulents are generally associated with Cactaceae, not all cacti are succulent and not all succulents are cacti.

Growing succulents inside are easy-breezy. Find a good place with plenty of sunlight Many succulents need around six hours of sunlight a day, so the south and east-facing openings are best.

When you take the succulent home for the first time, it is likely to live in a soil that is too fertile or has too much moisture Send your succulent to more acceptable living conditions as soon as possible.

Choose a coarse potting mix for good quality of drainage. Many nurseries offer specialized soils produced for cactus and succulent crops.

Also, choose a planter that is about one or two times bigger than the plant’s container that came in so it has room for growth.

While Pinterest-worthy choices for planting succulents include common glass containers and mason jars, they are not the best choice because they allow water to pool at the bottom of the jar leading to root rot.

Fill the planter with pre-moistened potting soil about one-third of the way.

Place your plant carefully inside, with the fragile roots while being extra gentle. Then backfill with an extra potting mix that is pre-moistened.

Before rewatering, let the ground dry out. If the potting soil is wet all the time, the survival of your plant will cease.

Do not fertilize your succulent when it is semi-dormant in the winter because it is not vigorously growing at this point it does not need the nutrient boost.

Do not use sand to plant your succulents because, over time, and tends to accumulate too much moisture.

Be warned that if you start your succulent as a seedling, it will grow very slowly. After germination, it may take six months to a year to reach its full size.

But if the leaves at the upper edge of the plant fall off, an underlying issue such as pests, overwatering, or disease is indicated.


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