Succulents are hardy, long-lasting, low maintenance, and very easy to grow. They range in colors and textures and they look amazing as a ball. Today we show you how to propagate succulents fast in 4 simple steps.
Due to the leaves being so waxy and thick, you can easily create an abundance of new plants and it’s a very easy process.
How To Propagate Succulents Fast In 4 Steps
via Pro Flowers
1. Remove the lower leaves off the stem by wiggling side to side.
2. After removing lower leaves, place them face up in potting soil.
3. Now, wait (a few days to one week) until the ends of each leaf dry up and callous over.
4. Once wilted, place each leaf back in potting soil to start growing roots and a whole new plant again.
Succulent Watering Tips
According to HGTV The most important rule when it comes to watering succulents is to only ever water when the soil in your container is bone dry.
You must let the soil dry out completely between waterings. If the soil isn’t crumbly and completely dry dirt, do not water it.
Whilst most other house plants like to be kept moist, succulents do not.
Gently spray the leaves to hydrate them, but again water sparingly. We can’t stress enough the importance of only watering the surface of the terrain when it is completely dry.
How To Propagate Succulents Fast Video
via Better Homes And Gardens, Youtube.
We have included an excellent youtube video tutorial that shows you how to propagate succulents fast, 3 ways.
The video is from Better Homes and Garden and has lots of great tips. To watch, click Play above ^
Birdbath Succulent Planter
via Gardening Org
Now that you know how to propagate succulents, why not try this gorgeous idea from Gardening Org?
They have used a birdbath as a Planter. It’s a great upcycle and the perfect place to showcase your plants.