Succulents - Our Pick
These are chosen at random. Each one is different, and we will try to give the best assortment as possible on mutliple quantities.
Varieties will vary week to week, with availability and growth.
|Temperature:||Temperatures averaging 70°F/21°C - 80°F/26°C are very good and not much below 50°F/10°C.|
|Light:||Succulents thrive on bright light conditions, but not direct sunlight. Heat is fine because they react similar to a cacti in hot conditions. Bright rather than light (direct), is the key.|
|Watering:||Succulents are mainly made up of water and retain a lot of water in their foliage (for storage), similar to a cactus. The soil needs to be moist which is easy to check by placing a finger an inch deep into the soil to make sure it is not dry. It needs much less in the winter. .|
|Soil:||A pot mixture used for cactus will suffice or a soil mix that drains well and is well aerated.|
|Re-Potting:||Re-pot when the plant has outgrown it's pot. It's best to re-pot the offsets (small succulents - pups) in separate pots once they have grown enough.|
|Air Humidity:||Humidity is not a major concern for these, making the average room indoors sufficient.|
|Propagation:||Offsets can be divided carefully and then re-potted. Pups will grow from the parent plant which are best removed when they are about 2 inches long, or when the main plant needs more room to grow. Leaf cuttings can also be taken and re-planted, although this method is not as successful. I would let cuttings dry out for at-least a few days before placing them in soil mix. Drying out allows time for the wound to heal and improve it's chance of growing.|
|Where they grow best:||As mentioned above these love bright conditions, making them a plant that will grow well on a shelf, windowsill or other area, without direct sunlight.|