Succulents are lovely and good looking plants.They produce rosettes of leaves that cluster together. They have different colors according to various species. They are normally grown outdoor but with proper guidelines and care, you can grow them indoors. Growing and maintaining the succulents is not a difficult thing to do. You should ensure that you provide favorable conditions for them to thrive. There are different ways on how you can maintain the plants.
It is essential to ensure that you water the water in moderation.This is very important for them to grow into healthy plants. Make sure that the soil is completely dry before you water them again. Also, it is not good if you overwater. More water is important during the summer season. Use less water on them during their dormancy stage.For your indoor plants, water more but less frequently.
Ensure that your succulents are exposed to the sun long enough.They need much sunlight for them to thrive. When the succulents are exposed to the sun, their colors tend to be attractive.However, afternoon shade may help the colors to last longer. If you have these indoors, it’s important for them to grow near or facing the window where they can receive at least six hours of sunlight. Also, when the sun is too hot, succulents may experience sunburns which harm them.
Grow them in suitable soils.They require sandy soil with good drainage.However, they require very little amount of soil for them to thrive. Soil of neutral conditions is favorable for the succulents to grow.Most potted plants come with standard soil that works for them. They do not seem to thrive well in this standard soil due to its poor drainage.
The plants should be grown under suitable conditions. They require cool nights for them to be healthy.However, extreme cold or winter is not good for them and should be transferred to a greenhouse for shelter. When it’s hot, higher temperatures as compared to cold temperatures. Very low temperatures are of harm to them.
Pests are harmful to the plants. Maintaining your succulents is important since they are protected from insects and bugs.Too much moisture tends to encourage the growth of pests and can be avoided by using well-draining soils. Planting too many plants in a single pot can also lead to insects and pests.
Ensure that you plant your succulents in conducive pots.You should choose those with the best material such as glazed ceramics.Glass containers are not suitable for succulent growth.This may cause the soil to be soggy and may cause harm to the plants and also lead to insect infestation. Thus, you should use pots that ensure draining is okay.