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Succulent

Succulents are incredibly easy-going, low-care houseplants– great for beginners! Their foliage can range in shape, size, and color and they’ll make a great addition to a sunny window in your space.

How to care for your Succulent

Use these instructions to care for a Succulent. This guide will tell you how to water a Succulent; its light, temperature, humidity preferences and any additional care it might need to help it grow.

Aloe Jucunda

LIGHT

Your Aloe plant prefers bright indirect light to full sun. Insufficient light will cause the leaves to droop downwards.

WATER

Water your Aloe only when the soil is completely dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and can handle dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Aloe Jucunda will thrive in average room temperatures between 65-75 degrees.

FOOD

Feed once in the spring and once in the summer with a liquid fertilizer for indoor plants.

TOXICITY

Aloes are considered to be toxic to pets.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If you place your plant in the full sun during the late spring and summer, it will most likely reward you with pink blooms. When placed outdoors, it will require a bit more water. Look out for wilting leaves—this is a result of inadequate water. Your Aloe plant is sensitive to overwatering. Soft, mushy, or brown leaves indicate your plant may be suffering from root rot.

See also: Common Issues →

Aloe Pepe

LIGHT

Your Aloe plant prefers bright indirect light to full sun. Insufficient light will cause the leaves to droop downwards.

WATER

Water your Aloe only when the soil is completely dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and can handle dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Aloe Pepe will thrive in average room temperatures, between 65-75 degrees.

FOOD

Feed once in the spring and once in the summer with a liquid fertilizer for indoor plants.

TOXICITY

Aloes are considered to be toxic to pets.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If you place your plant in the full sun during the late spring and summer, it will most likely reward you with pink blooms. When placed outdoors, it will require a bit more water. Look out for wilting leaves—this is a result of inadequate water. Your Aloe plant is sensitive to overwatering. Soft, mushy, or brown leaves indicate your plant may be suffering from root rot.

See also: Common Issues →

Crassula Calico Kitten

LIGHT

Place your Calico Kitten in direct or bright indirect light. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Your Calico Kitten does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

Your Calico Kitten does not require any extra humidity and enjoys dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Calico Kitten will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60–80 degrees.

FOOD

Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

No known toxic effects have been reported.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Your plant will become pinker when grown in direct sunlight. When grown in indirect light, it will be greener and less pink.

See also: Common Issues →

Crassula Cephalophora

LIGHT

Your Crassula prefers bright light and full sun.

WATER

Water your Succulent only when the soil is completely dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

Your Succulent prefers a dry environment. No need to mist.

TEMPERATURE

Your Crassula Cephalophora will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60-80 degrees.

FOOD

Fertilize once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Crassula Cephalophora is considered to be toxic to pets and humans. Ingestion may cause mouth and stomach irritation.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your Crassula will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

Echeveria Filiferum

LIGHT

Place your Echeveria bright light to full sun. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Water your Succulent only when the soil is completely dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

Your Succulent prefers a dry environment. No need to mist.

TEMPERATURE

Your Echeveria will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60-80 degrees.

FOOD

Fertilize once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Echeveria is non-toxic according to the ASPCA.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your succulent will shed the lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

Gasteria Liliputana

LIGHT

Your Gasteria prefers bright light to full sun. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Your Gasteria does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

Your Gasteria will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60-80 degrees.

TEMPERATURE

Your Gasteria will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60-80 degrees.

FOOD

We suggest fertilizing once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Liliputana is non-toxic according to the ASPCA.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your succulent will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

Haworthia

LIGHT

Your Haworthia Plant prefers bright light and full sun. 

WATER

Your Haworthia does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. When you do water, water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

TEMPERATURE

Your Succulent will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60-80 degrees.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and enjoys the dry air.

FOOD

We suggest fertilizing once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Haworthia Plant can be moderately toxic, causing mouth irritation and stomach indigestion to humans and pets if ingested.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your succulent will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying. 

See also: Common Issues →

Kalanchoe Flapjack

LIGHT

Place your Kalanchoe in bright light or full sun. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Your Kalanchoe Flapjack does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

Your Succulent prefers a dry environment. No need to mist.

TEMPERATURE

Your Kalanchoe Flapjack will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60-80 degrees.

FOOD

We suggest fertilizing once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Kalanchoe Flapjack is considered to be toxic to pets.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your succulent will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

Money Maker

LIGHT

Your Money Maker prefers direct or bright indirect light.

WATER

Your Money Maker does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and enjoys dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Money Maker will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60–80 degrees.

FOOD

Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

Your Money Maker is considered to be toxic.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your Money Maker will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

Princess Pine

LIGHT

Your Princess Pine prefers bright light and full sun. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Your Princess Pine does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and enjoys dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Princess Pine will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60–80 degrees.

FOOD

We suggest fertilizing once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Princess Pine is considered to be toxic to pets according to the ASPCA.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Feel free to trim your Princess Pine back if it gets too long or unruly. The best time to do this is during the spring or summer.

See also: Common Issues →

Purple Perle

LIGHT

Your Purple Perle prefers bright light and full sun. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Your Purple Perle does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and enjoys dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Purple Perle will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60–80 degrees.

FOOD

We suggest fertilizing once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Purple Perle is non-toxic according to the ASPCA.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your Purple Perle will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

Sedum Stonecrop

LIGHT

Your Succulent prefers bright light and full sun. It will not thrive if it does not receive enough sunlight.

WATER

Your Sedum Stonecrop does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Water only when the soil is completely dry, or when you notice the leaves starting to shrivel. Water thoroughly so the roots have a chance to soak up the moisture. Make sure there is no standing water left in the saucer, as this can lead to root rot.

HUMIDITY

This plant does not require any extra humidity and enjoys dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your Sedum Stonecrop will do just fine in average room temperatures between 60–80 degrees.

FOOD

We suggest fertilizing once in the spring and once in the summer with a succulent fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Your Sedum Stonecrop is non-toxic according to the ASPCA.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your Sedum Stonecrop may shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

String of Bananas

LIGHT

Place your String of Bananas in a sunny spot. It will thrive in direct sunlight, but will not tolerate being permanently placed away from a window. At least 4-6 hours of sun is ideal.

WATER

Your String of Bananas does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings. Succulents do not like to have ‘wet feet,’ so make sure there is no standing water in the saucer. 

HUMIDITY

Your String of Bananas does not require any extra humidity and can handle dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your String of Bananas will do just fine in normal room temperatures, between 65-75 degrees.

FOOD

Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

Your String of Bananas is considered moderately toxic, causing mouth irritation and stomach indigestion to humans and pets if ingested.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If the top of your plant starts to look bare, this most likely means that it is not getting enough light. To make it full again, move it to a sunnier location, lay a couple of strands on top of the soil and pin down using garden pins. These strands will root and make the plant appear full again.

See also: Common Issues →

String of Dolphins

LIGHT

Place your String of Dolphins in a sunny spot. It will thrive in direct sunlight, but will not tolerate being permanently placed away from a window. At least 4-6 hours of sun is ideal. 

WATER

Your String of Dolphins does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings. Succulents do not like to have ‘wet feet,’ so make sure there is no standing water in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

Your String of Dolphins does not require any extra humidity and can handle dry air.

TEMPERATURE

Your String of Dolphins will do just fine in normal room temperatures, between 65-75 degrees.

FOOD

Most succulents need very little fertilizer. Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

Your String of Dolphins is considered moderately toxic, causing mouth irritation and stomach indigestion to humans and pets if ingested.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If the top of your plant starts to look bare, this most likely means that it is not getting enough light. To make it full again, move it to a sunnier location, lay a couple of strands on top of the soil and pin down using garden pins. These strands will root and make the plant appear full again.

See also: Common Issues →

String of Hearts

LIGHT

Your String of Hearts will thrive if it receives bright indirect sunlight, or partial direct sunlight. It can tolerate and will enjoy a few hours of direct sunlight, but don’t place it in full sunlight.

WATER

Water your String of Hearts only when the soil is completely dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

Your String of Hearts will do fine in average room humidity, but appreciates extra humidity from a humidifier.

TEMPERATURE

Your String of Hearts will do just fine in normal room temperatures, between 65–75 degrees.

FOOD

Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

Your String of Hearts is considered to be non-toxic.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If the top of your plant starts to look bare, this most likely means that it is not getting enough light. To make it full again, move it to a sunnier location, lay a couple of strands on top of the soil and pin down using garden pins. These strands will root and make the plant appear full again.

See also: Common Issues →

String of Pearls

LIGHT

Place your String of Pearls in a sunny spot. It will thrive in direct sunlight, but will not tolerate being permanently placed away from a window. At least 4-6 hours of sun is ideal. 

WATER

Your String of Pearls does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings. Succulents do not like to have ‘wet feet,’ so make sure there is no standing water in the saucer. 

TEMPERATURE

Your String of Pearls will do just fine in normal room temperatures, between 65-75 degrees.

HUMIDITY

Your String of Pearls does not require any extra humidity and can handle dry air.

FOOD

Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

Your String of Pearls is considered moderately toxic, causing mouth irritation and stomach indigestion to humans and pets if ingested.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If the top of your plant starts to look bare, this most likely means that it is not getting enough light. To make it full again, move it to a sunnier location, lay a couple of strands on top of the soil and pin down using garden pins. These strands will root and make the plant appear full again.

See also: Common Issues →

String of Pickles

LIGHT

Place your String of Pickles in a sunny spot. It will thrive in direct sunlight, but will not tolerate being permanently placed away from a window. At least 4-6 hours of sun is ideal. 

WATER

Your String of Pickles does not need to be watered as frequently as most indoor plants. Allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings. Succulents do not like to have ‘wet feet,’ so make sure there is no standing water in the saucer. 

TEMPERATURE

Your String of Pickles will do just fine in normal room temperatures, between 65-75 degrees.

HUMIDITY

Your String of Pickles does not require any extra humidity and can handle dry air.

FOOD

Feed once every month during the spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer for succulents.

TOXICITY

Your String of Pickles is considered moderately toxic, causing mouth irritation and stomach indigestion to humans and pets if ingested.

ADDITIONAL CARE

If the top of your plant starts to look bare, this most likely means that it is not getting enough light. To make it full again, move it to a sunnier location, lay a couple of strands on top of the soil and pin down using garden pins. These strands will root and make the plant appear full again.

See also: Common Issues →

Echeveria Rosea

LIGHT

Place your Echeveria Rosea in a bright indirect or direct light. It will not thrive if placed in low light.

WATER

Water your Echeveria Rosea when the soil is 100% dry.

HUMIDITY

Your Echeveria Rosea does great in average room humidity.

TEMPERATURE

Your Echeveria Rosea prefers temperatures between 60-90°F.

FOOD

Feed your Echeveria Rosea once per season in spring and summer with an all-purpose fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Echeveria are considered to be non-toxic.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Over time, your Echeveria will shed its lower leaves. Though this can be alarming, it is completely natural and does not mean your plant is dying.

See also: Common Issues →

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What's a Succulent?

Botanical Classification: Othonna Capensis

About

Succulents are very easy-going plants, only needing bright light and the occasional watering. They are very drought-tolerant since they store water in their leaves and stems. Succulents can be very forgiving plants and are easily propagated to increase your collection. Other than Antarctica, succulents are native to every continent.

Fun fact

 The word succulent comes from the Latin word “sucus,” meaning “juice” or “sap.”

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