Category Archives for Succulents

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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Sedum Rubrotinctum Red Jelly Beans

Sedum Rubrotinctum ‘Jelly Beans’ Losing Leaves- All You Need To Know

Sedum Rubrotinctum aka Jelly Beans or Pork & Beans is a pretty ground cover succulent with thick cylindrical leaves that are mostly green but can turn red during the cooler months or when the plant is stressed. Although,  this succulent is very hardy problems can be encountered. One of the most common problems with Sedum […]

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Common Echeveria Black Prince Problems & How To Fix Them

The dark chocolate colour and chubby leaves arranged just like a flower make Echeveria Black Prince a very desirable succulent. While succulents have a reputation for being easy to look after, and this is usually true, some are a little more difficult and need just that bit of extra TLC to stay beautiful. Echeveria Black […]

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Why Is Graptoveria Opalina Growing Leggy And How To Fix It

The chunky, pastel-coloured leaves in a rosette arrangement make Graptoveria Opalina a popular plant. Not only is it beautiful but also quite easy to grow, if you can keep the mealybugs out and provide enough sun. Some, however, have an issue with this plant growing leggy / stretchy / tall, where the leaves are bigger and […]

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Echeveria Colorata Mexican Giant Care & Propagation- All You Need To Know

Echeveria Mexican Giant can only be described as a stunner. This large growing cultivar can indeed grow giant in comparison to most echeverias. As the name suggests, the Mexican Giant comes from Mexico though it is unclear if this plant is a man-made hybrid or if it’s endemic to Mexico. Let’s have a closer look […]

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How To Care For Echeveria Agavoides Romeo Rubin – All You Need To Know

Echeveria Rubin has a real WOW factor to it. The colour and shape of this succulent are hard to beat and in our experience this plant is not that hard to look after. Let’s have a closer look at this popular new hybrid and how to care for it.DescriptionEcheveria Rubin is a medium growing Agavoides […]

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