About Succulents

Beautiful Succulent Plants for Everyone

The variety of beautiful and interesting succulents seems endless.  There are hundreds of types of succulents with fascinating shapes and colors.  Many desert succulents will live healthy lives much longer than humans.  Some of the best succulent plants also have medicinal uses topically and/or internally. You can grow succulents from seeds.  They are also easy…

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20 Types of Succulents

Before describing the many, many types of succulents it helps to state what a succulent is. The technical definition is “plants that have some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy”.  This is not a strict botanical identification because succulents may be in many different plant categories.  They are sometimes simply referred to…

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Best Soil for Succulents

To say there is an absolute best soil for succulents or a foolproof homemade soil recipe is not really reasonable.  The types of succulent plants are so vast and varied their soil requirements also vary.  However, given the unique water storing ability of succulents, generally any potting soil prepared for cactus will work. Succulents and…

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Propagating Succulents Successfully

Propagating succulents may be one of the most enjoyable types of gardening.   Why? It’s easy It’s inexpensive Can be done inside or out Good results are almost guaranteed! Here are three simple methods on how to propagate succulents. Most common – succulent cuttings Most reliable – pups Easiest – planting succulent leaves Most Common –…