Okay then. Let’s talk about heat dormant succulents for a sec. In extreme heat, a lot of succulent plants will slow down or completely stop growing to conserve their energy. Overwatering at this time = risk of them rotting. So how do we know when it’s time to reduce or stop watering? How do we know when a succulent isn’t actively growing? Observation. Some signs of growth include flowering, new leaf production, increasing in size etc. Making notes and taking pics of your plants (as we do) builds familiarity with their growing cycles.Continue… “Let’s talk about heat dormant succulents for a sec.”
Ready to move your water rooted succulents to soil? Here’s how! Demonstrating with a Kalanchoe beharensis (variegated).Continue… “Potting water-rooted succulents in soil”
We all make mistakes when caring for our succulents and a big problem I used to have (and do still on occasion) was watering at the wrong time. I discuss what happens when it gets too cold or too hot and how to avoid killing your succulents when they’re dormant.Continue… “Succulent FAILS: H2OhNo! (Learn from my mistakes!)”
Hey everyone it’s Andrea with Sucs for You in Houston, Texas and this video is about watering your succulent propagations.Continue… “Watering Succulent Propagations: Leaves, cuttings, and offsets”
You’ve probably had the question, ‘Why do my leaf propagations have new plants but no roots, or a ton of roots but no new growth?’
Read on to learn why this can happen!
Here’s a little visual guide to caring for Pleiospilos nelii ‘Split Rock’ (NOT a Lithops!) It’s potted in a mix of about 30% topsoil and the rest is a combo of Turface, pumice, and expanded shale, and it’s top dressed with pumice.Continue… “A quick visual guide to watering Pleiospilos nelii ‘Split Rock’”
Learn about caring for Fenestraria rhopalophylla ‘Baby Toes’ – when to water them, their light needs, and propagation by cuttings!
When you have an urge to water your succulents before it’s time, pour some love on these plants instead—they’ll thank you with their beautiful foliage!Continue… “Selaginella martensii: You need this low light house plant!”
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In this video we go over the basic but most important requirements succulents need including light, soil, the best containers to use, how to know when to water, and a few other essential tips to keeping your plants happy and multiplying.