How to Propagate Echeveria – Growing and Care Guide

How to Propagate Echeveria – Growing and Care Guide

Echeverias are known for their visually appealing features. They grow in a rosette pattern, with fleshy leaves arranged in a flower-like structure. These succulents are easy to propagate and grow, and this makes them a popular choice for many gardeners.  Like hens and chicks plants, echeverias produce many offsets around them. Their size and color…

Hens and Chicks Plant Care Indoors – Ultimate Guide

Hens and Chicks Plant Care Indoors – Ultimate Guide

The hen and chick plant (Sempervivum tectorum) also called houseleek is a popular succulent in gardens. It is appreciated for its unique appearance, low maintenance, and tolerance to dry and cold conditions. This plant is native to Europe and Africa and it’s named after its clustering growth. Hens and chicks are well-suited to various growing…

Underwatered Succulent Symptoms and What to Do

Underwatered Succulent Symptoms and What to Do

Succulents can go for an extended period without watering. They store water in their fleshy leaves, stems, and roots, which makes them endure drought conditions. Regardless, succulents still need some water to sustain their growth and other physiological processes. When underwatered, succulents may experience severe dehydration and end up wilting or shriveling. On the other…

How to Save an Overwatered Succulent – Ultimate Guide

How to Save an Overwatered Succulent – Ultimate Guide

Succulents store water in their fleshy stems and leaves. This is why they are able to survive in dry sunny areas. As a result, succulents grown as houseplants need less watering than other types of plants. So, what happens if your succulent is overwatered? Roots need oxygen to function properly and absorb water and nutrients….

Autumn Joy Sedum Care: How to Grow and Maintain the Stonecrop

Autumn Joy Sedum Care: How to Grow and Maintain the Stonecrop

Autumn Joy (Hylotelephium ‘Herbstfreude’) are popular plants for fall gardens. These cold-tolerant perennials were once classified as sedum and are still often regarded as one but they now belong to Hylotelephium, a small genus comprising about 33 species. Hylotelephium plants are native to Asia, Europe, and North America. They make excellent plants for mixed borders,…

Jade Plant Wrinkled Leaves? Reasons and How to Fix
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Jade Plant Wrinkled Leaves? Reasons and How to Fix

Jade plants (Crassula ovata) are beautiful ornamental succulents that are easy to care for. They can be grown indoors in areas with freeze or outdoors in mild climates. These plants are relatively slow-growing but they can tolerate neglect, drought, and hot conditions. Healthy jade plants have smooth, fleshy, rounded leaves that are well arranged on…