We love easy-care plants and if you do too, you’ll love to learn how to propagate succulents fast in 4 simple steps. These drought-resistant plants are hardy, long-lasting, low maintenance, and very easy to grow.
They range in colors and textures and they look amazing as a ball. Thanks to their thick, waxy leaves, you can easily create an abundance of new plants. The best part, 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
The most important watering rule when it comes to succulents is to ensure that the soil is bone dry.
You must let the soil dry out completely between waterings. If the soil isn’t crumbly and the dirt completely dry, do not water.
Whilst most other house plants like to be kept moist, succulents do not.
Another great tip is to gently spray the leaves using a water bottle. This hydrates 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
We have included this excellent Youtube video that shows you how to propagate succulents fast. You will learn 3 different ways.
The video is from Better Homes and Garden and has lots of great tips. To watch, press 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.