Can Succulents Grow Indoors?

Succulents look absolutely fabulous in pots and can beautify any space.  But can succulents grow indoors?The answer is yes and no. The great majority of succulents grow best outside and need exposure to direct sun. Succulents that can grow indoors will need a bright spot and plenty of airflow to stay alive. Unfortunately, most succulents that […]

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How To Grow & Propagate Echeveria Romeo

Echeveria Romeo is one of those ‘unicorn’ succulents people just have to have. And it is no wonder as it is one of the most beautiful Echeverias out there.  Romeo can also be quite hard to get and expensive (less so now than it was a couple of years back) and so it is no […]

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Beheading Succulents- Why? How? When?

Many of you may wonder what on earth is beheading a succulent and why would someone want to commit such a crime against a perfectly good plant. Although it all sounds rather drastic, there are circumstances when chopping the top part off your succulent is not such a bad idea. The reasons for beheading a succulent […]

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How To Propagate Echeveria Romeo Rubin From Leaf

With its bright red, waxy rosette Echeveria Rubin is a very desirable succulent. This gorgeous plant usually produces solitary rosettes with zero to only a few pups, if you’re lucky. It is quite rare to get more than one or two pups from one plant. ‘Beheading’ the top of the rosette to try and encourage […]

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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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