Ready to move your water rooted succulents to soil? Here’s how! Demonstrating with a Kalanchoe beharensis (variegated).
Water rooting succulents is an easy way to get new roots growing but there are a few rules to follow. While cuttings from non-succulent plants like ivy can be put directly in water, succulents have to be given time for the cut to thoroughly dry and callus before introducing them to water. And when it’s time to move them to soil, they will need more frequent watering than soil-rooted succulents.
Other than that, it’s up to you (and the plant) how long you leave them rooting in water before transferring them to soil.
For more on water-rooting and water therapy, watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3lilU28SoA
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