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Best Subreddit for Succulent Lovers

If you are a plant parent, you must be part of some online communities that will help you enhance your plant knowledge and also be an excellent source for succulent enthusiasts. During the quarantine, when most people were away from their traditional 9-5 jobs, they grew into ardent plant lovers. More people became interested in growing plants indoors , and they became their best friends during the lockdown phase. Here are some subreddits for succulent lovers.  r/Whatthisplant  r/whatsthisplant is one of the most popular subreddits for plant and succulent lovers. This Reddit interface is celebrating its 10th year and has more than 550 k members. That is a massive community of like-minded plant lovers who love discovering more about plants and succulents. This is an ideal platform to learn more about better plant growth, how to treat plants better and resolve all doubts regarding plants. You can upload plant images on this subreddit and get information about the plant right from its na
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10 Best Apps to Identify Succulents Plants

The spectrum of succulents is so widespread that it often becomes difficult for pro-gardeners to identify succulents correctly. There are 25 primary succulent families. Each family has multiple species included within their genre. That makes the total number of available succulents to be extremely high. Each species has many sub-species. So, it becomes increasingly more work for plant experts to categorize or even remember all the succulents. Moreover, many succulents have similar external features making it challenging to distinguish between two similar-looking succulents. Since we live in the golden age of technology, it is easy to search for succulent names online. Simply by feeding in the features or description, we can access all the details of a particular succulent. Best Succulent Identification Apps Here is a list of the top 10 succulent identification apps that will make gardening easier: PL@ntNET Most gardeners love this app for multiple reasons, the first being the eas

How to Get Rid of Mealybugs on Succulents

Your pretty little healthy succulents may no longer remain pretty if the deadly mealy bugs attack them. Mealy bug attacks are one of the most common issues that succulents face, and succulent owners must strive hard to make the succulent free of them. Mealy bug attacks can be fatal for almost all types of succulents if not treated with care within time. Mealybugs are parasitical pests that can attack both indoor and outdoor plants. What are Mealy Bugs? The scientific name of mealy bugs is Pseudococcus longispinus . It is small and white with a long tail and multiple tentacles or antennas, which are its arms. The body of mealybugs appears white and fluffy, and the top layer of their body is white powdery. The waxy body coating prevents the mealy bugs from getting wet and thus makes them a string and resentful parasite. This is the same reason why most water-based parasites don’t work on mealy bugs. Since they are too small, mealy bugs can easily hide in the plants' nooks and corners

Lakshmi Kamal Succulents - Brings Happiness and Prosperity in the House

The scientific name of this beautifully shaped succulent is Sempervivum Tectorum, and it belongs to the family Crassulaceae and the genus Sempervivum. It is also scientifically addressed as Graptopetalum Macdougallii. The common names of Laxmi Kamal plat are Houseleek, hens and chicks. Lakshmi Kamal is one of the most popular succulent varieties in Indian households. It blooms like a full flower and forms a mat. Sempervivum Tectorum grows up to 10 cm tall and is an evergreen perennial succulent. The growth occurs in the form of fleshy and ovate rosettes. The beautiful color combination of maroon and grey adorns the leaves. These succulents are so versatile that they can be easily grown in any area that you can think of. They also bear short, small, and pretty pink flowers during summer. Flowers occur from clumped rosettes which are typical structures occurring just before flowering. Taking care of the Lakshmi Kamal succulent is not at all difficult. They can be grown easily and do not

How to Take Care of Aeonium Haworthii

The shape of this succulent is flat, like a pancake. It is also called the dinner plate plant because of its shape, like a saucer. It is a perennial succulent that has unbranched stems. The plant's growth is in rosettes, and the leaves are fleshy green. This plant is well-known for its symmetry, wherein the leaves radiate from the center, moving radially in all possible directions. The succulent bears yellow-colored star-shaped flowers many years after growth. The succulent grows best in dry to medium-moist soil. Full sun is the best for its uninterrupted growth. It is the winner of various awards from the Royal Horticultural Society. The succulent looks amazingly pretty when in good health. It belongs to the family Crassulaceae. It is a native of the Canary Islands of Tenerife. The primary requirements of an Aeonium are the full sun (which helps the plant to manifest itself in true colors) and well-drained porous soil. The only barrier to its promising growth is aphid and mealy

Haworthia Cymbiformis (Cathedral Window Haworthia) Care Guide

Better known by its common name, star cactus, this beautiful succulent can instantly light up your mood and space. It is one of the most popular succulents . The plant's overall appearance is triangular, with short rosettes of thick leaves. It belongs to the family Asphodelaceae and the genus Haworthia. The plant is a native of the South African Western Cape Province. It's also known as Aloe cymbiformis. One of the core reasons for their popularity is that they need critically low maintenance. You can simply place them anywhere in your home or garden, and they will grow. They are tiny in appearance. This perennial succulent lasts for many years if one can give them all the care they need. Basic Information Haworthia cymbiformis shows a prolonged appearance of growth. However, the truth is that it grows more underneath the soil than on the top. So, the rosettes above the ground are short, labeling the succulent as slow-growing. The rosettes are triangular in shape and also manif

Haworthia Retusa (Star Cactus) Succulents Plant and Care Guide

Better known by its common name, star cactus, this beautiful succulent can instantly light up your mood and space. It is one of the most popular succulents . The plant's overall appearance is triangular, with short rosettes of thick leaves. It belongs to the family Asphodelaceae and the genus Haworthia. The plant is a native of the South African Western Cape Province. It is also known as Aloe Retusa or Window succulent. One of the core reasons for their popularity is that they need critically low maintenance. You can simply place them anywhere in your home or garden, and they will grow. They are tiny in appearance. This perennial succulent lasts for many years if one can give them all the care they need. Basic Information Haworthia Retusa shows a prolonged appearance of growth. However, the truth is that it grows more underneath the soil than on the top. So, the rosettes above the ground are short, labeling the succulent as slow-growing. The rosettes are triangular in shape and als