Xerosicyos Danguyi

How to Grow & Propagate Xerosicyos Danguyi Successfully

Xerosicyos Danguyi/ Silver Dollar Vine, String of Nickels/ String of Coins is a very popular, but quite a rare succulent with coin shaped leaves. While it is fairly hardy there are a few tricks to keeping it happy and propagating. In this article we will look at how to successfully grow Xerosicyos Danguyi.DescriptionXerosicyos Danguyi is native […]

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The Easiest Succulents To Propagate By Leaf & How To Guide

Succulent leaf propagation is both fun and rewarding. It is quite amazing that a whole new plant (or more!) can be grown from just one leaf. But there is a trick to succulent leaf propagation and some are easier than others. Some of the easiest succulents that will grow from a leaf and are suitable for […]

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Succulents after rain

How Cold Hardy Are Succulents?

Succulents are incredibly resilient plants and can tolerate conditions other plants struggle with. There is a wide range of temperatures succulents will thrive in, but some succulents are hardier than others. Because so many different plant genera and species fall under the term ‘succulent’, it is hard to categorically state the needs of all succulents, […]

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Echeveria Topsy Turvy Dying? The Top 4 reasons & Fixes

Echeveria Runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy’ is an intriguing succulent with warped leaves that curl inwards and then up. It is also quite a hardy plant if you follow a few rules.The main reasons Echeveria Topsy Turvy may start dying are: 1. Growing Indoors 2. Too Much Sun Exposure During Severe Heatwaves 3. Not Enough Water 4. Being Root-bound In this article, […]

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Outdoor succulents in pots

How Long Can Succulents Survive Without Water

Succulents have a fantastic ability to store water in their stems and leaves which will see them last without water longer than the majority of other plants. But how long is that, exactly? Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer as factors like the type of succulent, seasons, temperature, pot size, the age of the plant, position […]

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Ceropegia Woodii ‘String of Hearts’ Problems & How To Fix Them

String of Hearts or Chain of Hearts can be a costly plant and difficult to come by. It is, therefore, understandable new plant parents are a little overprotective and cautious once they get their hands on this beautiful succulent.Although Ceropegia Woodii and its variegated cousin are usually fairly easy to look after, there are a […]

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How To Propagate Succulents By Offsets- Tips & Tricks From A Nursery

Succulent offsets aka chicks or pups are little mini-me of a plant. They usually grow at the base of a mother plant (sometimes from other parts too) and are referred to as chicks or pups because they start out by hiding under mum, just like baby animals would. A succulent grows offsets as a means […]

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Echeveria Lola Leaf Propagation & Care- All You Need To Know

The name perfectly suits this succulent which is petite and beautiful. Echeveria Lola is very popular among succulent enthusiast and worthwhile addition to any succulent collection. It, however, does have a few quirks and may not be suitable for a succulent newbie due to a few special needs. But when it comes to propagating, Lola […]

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How Long Can Succulents Survive In Little Or No Light

Despite succulents being hardy plants that can survive many situations other plants cannot, they have a weakness- the need for sunlight. Some succulents will grow and thrive without being in direct sun but, unfortunately, they are in the minority, and they will need bright, indirect light.Arrangements like these will survive in no or little light […]

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Echeveria Violet Queen Care- All You Need To Know

Echeveria Violet Queen is a favourite among succulent growers because of its gorgeous rosette that looks like a lotus flower. It is also a fantastic hybrid as it is very hardy and perfect for the succulent newbies.DescriptionEcheveria Violet Queen is an evergreen perennial succulent forming clumps of rosette shaped heads. The mother plant will grow […]

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