Burro’s Tail Plant: Care and Propagation Guide

Burro’s Tail Plant: Care and Propagation Guide

Burro’s tail (Sedum morganianum), also known as the donkey’s tail, is a unique plant with trailing pendulous stems that are covered in fleshy cylindrical blue-green leaves. This succulent is native to Honduras and eastern Mexico but it’s widely spread and grown as an ornamental plant in hanging baskets. The donkey’s tail plant is easy to…

How to Treat Powdery Mildew on Succulents

How to Treat Powdery Mildew on Succulents

Powdery mildew is a common fungal infection on succulents. It often appear as gay or white powdery spots on leaves, stems, and flowers. Although rarely fatal, this disease can cause serious harm to your plants. Sometimes the affected plants can become stunted or completely distorted. Without intervention, powdery mildew can cover the whole plant, resulting…

Tips for Planting Succulents in Containers without Drainage

Tips for Planting Succulents in Containers without Drainage

Succulents are low-maintenance plants and they can thrive in tough conditions including hot temperatures and drought. These plants don’t need to be watered often and this makes them a great choice if you don’t have a lot of time to attend to your plants. Drainage is an important factor when planting or repotting a succulent….

Unhealthy Hen and Chick Plant Symptoms and What to Do

Unhealthy Hen and Chick Plant Symptoms and What to Do

The hen and chick plant (Sempervivum tectorum) also known as common houseleek is a popular succulent with fleshy leaves arranged in a beautiful rosette pattern. This plant is adapted to hot dry conditions and this makes it easy to maintain both indoors and outdoors. The leaves of the hen and chicken plant are edible and…

Reasons Succulent Leaves are Falling Off and What to Do

Reasons Succulent Leaves are Falling Off and What to Do

Succulents are hardy plants that can survive drought conditions with minimal watering. Over time, succulents may shed older leaves as part of their growth process. However, it should be concerning when your succulent loses young vibrant leaves that need to be growing. There are a number of reasons succulent leaves may drop leaves prematurely. They…