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Whole New Garden With Just One Beautiful Succulent: Fast And Easy Way To Propagate The Plant

Date December 6, 2019 11:11

The succulent trend is showing no sign of slowing down, as their unique appearance, hardiness and versatility has made them incredibly popular amongst green and black thumbs.

These unique plants are an excellent choice for use as a centerpiece, as a houseplant, or even to be incorporated in your edging and container gardens. They do well in dryer climates, require only minimal watering, and can take higher temperatures as well.

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Succulent plants come in a huge range of colors, shapes, and sizes. If you are new to succulents, here’s a primer of some of the most popular types to get you started.

Types of succulents:

  • Agave
  • Snake plant
  • Zebra Plant
  • Aloe

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  • Yucca
  • Jae plant
  • Kalanchoe
  • Stonecrop
  • Euphorbia

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Well...and this is just the beginning of the list!

How to plant and propagate succulents

Propagating succulents on your own is a simple, and cost-effective way to grow your collection without spending a bunch of money.

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Take a look at this easy basic way of propagating succulents below and try it yourself!

Propagating succulents with leaf cuttings:

  • Find healthy mother leaves
  • Grab the leaf with your thumb and forefinger and twist it off the stem.
  • Let the leaf heal in a warm area with bright light for about four days to allow the “wound” to callous over.

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  • Prepare a new planter with soil, wet it, and place the leaf on top of the soil for propagation.
  • New succulents need to be kept moist and warm.
  • Within three weeks or so, little roots and leaves will begin to sprout.

Enjoy your awesome succulents!

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Supply your plant with as much light as possible, make sure its soil has proper drainage, and soak the heck out of it once it's completely dry and only when it's completely dry.

Although there are many ways how to propagate succulents the one above seems to be the easiest one.

Do you have a favorite succulent? What plant propagation tips would you like to share? We’d love to know your thoughts so don't hesitate to share with us!

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