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Succulent Propagation from Leaves and Cutting

Succulents are taking the world aback with their captivating beauty and awestruck forms. Succulents are gorgeous and a top favorite of plant lovers because they are low-maintenance. Succulents are one of the simplest plants to grow. You can quickly propagate the succulents from their stem cuttings and leaves. By easily propagating succulents, you can enhance your collection and gift it to your friends and family. Succulent propagation is the easiest during spring and summer. During these seasons, the stems and leaves remain active and easy to propagate. During this time, the leaves and stems remain primed for better propagation. Though propagation can be done during any time and season, Summer and spring are naturally the ideal seasons for growth. Let us understand succulent propagation in detail: Propagation Through Leaves Succulents like Jade or Echeveria can be best propagated through leaves. All succulents with fleshy leaves can be ideally propagated through leaves. Instead of leav
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10 Beautiful Purple Succulents - Unique Beauty [IMAGES]

When decorating your space with some plants, succulents can be a fantastic choice. Succulents have made a great entry as houseplants and are prettier than most common plant species. Succulents are also people’s favorites because they need minimum care and look the prettiest. When talking about succulents, many people presume that green is the only color they exist in. To your surprise, succulents exist in multiple shades and hues like purple. Purple succulents are exclusive and gorgeous. They can add fantastic beauty to your space. What are Purple Succulents? They are a remarkable variety of succulents with purple leaves. The purple succulents most manifest their color on being exposed to sunlight. This is because purple succulents appear purple due to a pigment called anthocyanin. This pigment absorbs the yellow and green light of the sunlight spectrum and opens up its true colors, making the purple succulents look brighter. In terms of character, purple succulents are almost similar

All You Need to Know About Sedum Rubrotinctum ( Jelly Beans) Succulents

A jelly-beans plant ( Sedum rubrotinctum ) is one of the most beautiful succulents. It has excellent jelly-beans textured leaves that are ideal for decorating your space anytime. The beans shaped eaves seem to be woven in one string, giving a gorgeous vibe. The plant initially belonged to Mexico. The scientific name for the jelly-beans is Sedum rubrotinctum . It is easy to get a jelly-beans succulent ( Sedum rubrotinctum ) at home but what poses the challenge is - to care for it and maintain the plant in the best health. The jelly-beans succulent needs comprehensive care to help it proliferate and thrive better. Caring for the J elly-beans Plant Here are some major caring strategies for the indoor jelly-beans plant Watering The indoor jelly-beans plant is not a complete succulent. Semi succulent plants like this one have water requirements very different from regular succulents. The jelly-beans plants (Sedum rubrotinctum) can withstand dry soil better than wet soil. If you water

All You Need to Know About Crested Succulents

Succulents manifest a significant variation in shape, color, and form. They are perhaps the most beautiful plants you will ever encounter. Melting your hearts with some excellent variegation or gorgeous rosettes, succulents can add so much more to a space. Crested succulents are a unique variety, and people don’t know much about them. Today, let us decode everything about crested succulents and know about them in great detail. What are Crested Succulents? Crested succulents are a typical succulent variety resulting from a genetic abnormality in succulent plants. It usually occurs when the apical meristem of a succulent undergoes some genetic defect. Usually, the apical meristems found in plants' shoots and root tips bear the growth points. The same applies to succulents. In certain cases of a genetic abnormality or physical damage to the plants, there arise numerous growth points in the plant instead of the singular growth point of the root and shoot tips. In such a condition, the

How to Take Care of String of Hearts Succulent

A string of hearts plant (Ceropegia Woodii) is one of the most beautiful succulents. It has excellent heart-shaped textured leaves that are ideal for decorating your space anytime. The hearts shaped eaves seem to be woven in one string, giving a gorgeous vibe. The plant initially belonged to South Africa and is known by other names like Rosary Vine. The scientific name for the heart of the strings is Ceropegia Woodii. It is easy to get a heart of string succulent (Ceropegia Woodii) at home but what poses the challenge is - to care for it and maintain the plant in the best health. The string of hearts succulent needs comprehensive care to help it proliferate and thrive better. Caring for the String of Hearts Plant Here are some major caring strategies for the indoor string of hearts plant Watering The indoor heart of the strings plant is not a complete succulent. Semi succulent plants like this one have water requirements very different from regular succulents. The string of hearts plan

How to Choose the Best Indoor Lights For Succulents

You have seen a beautiful little succulent somewhere, and now you want to bring it home. Indeed, placing a grow plant indoors enhances your home decor, but this won't go long if the plant lacks light. Different species require different soil types, light, and temperature, but one thing remains common among them- sufficient light. These succulents are well known for survival, so they don't die without light. In low lighting conditions, they stretch out and become wider. If you see your plant getting lighter in color, it's a sign of low light. The problem worsens in winter, as plants absorb minimum light during this time. Despite this fact, people from low light zones still grow succulents. They rely on 'grow lights'. Irrespective of who you are and where you live, you can buy any kind of succulent and grow them in any season. All thanks to grow lights.   What Is A Grow Light? If you are reading this term for the first time, let's dig deeper to find out

Gifting a Cactus: Do You Know What it Means?

Gifting a rose can mean a romantic proposal. But did you know gifting a cactus could also mean something? The floral kingdom is indeed extraordinary; every flower and leaf has a symbolic meaning - the yellow rose for friendship, whereas the lily flower for peace. Cactus is a popular succulent. Most of us love to decorate our spaces with multiple cacti species. But it has some meaning. Let us explore the meaning of gifting cacti to someone so that you know what it means the next time you plan to send one or receive a cactus as a gift. Apparently, you might think that cactus - a prickly plant could mean a thorny relationship between the giver and the receiver of the plant. But that ain’t true. Giving a cactus to someone means you want to let them know that they are strong. Did that already sound awesome to you? It should be because the idea of gifting a cactus is genuinely incredible. As you must know, cacti grow in the desserts under very harsh climates and weather atrocities. Cac