Yes, you can cut off, or prune, a piece of a succulent and replant it. And with the proper living conditions, the pruned piece of succulent will take to its new home and grown into a full-fledged succulent.
Just so, how do you know when to transplant your succulents?
See, most succulents will need to be up-potted about once every 1 to 2 years. Not many of them grow fast, and it takes a while to fill out a pot. You know it’s the right time when the crown of the foliage (the widest part near the top) overlaps with the edges of the pot. Then, you should transplant it up one size pot.
Regarding this, how do you repot a succulent for beginners?
Can you put succulent cuttings straight into soil?
Soil: Once the stems have calloused, fill a shallow tray with well-draining cactus/succulent soil and place the cuttings on top. Within a few weeks, roots and tiny plants will begin to grow from the base of the cuttings. … Allow your propagated succulents to take root, then they can be replanted as desired.
Place your clippings and leaves, cut ends up, on a dish filled with fast-draining soil facing indirect sunlight. Leave for about three days or until the ends callus over. Once that happens, use a spray bottle to squirt everything five to six times until the soil is moist but not soaked.
Cut off a piece of the succulent just above a leaf on the stem. You can cut off the top of the succulent, or you can cut off a new offshoot. Either will work!
As a rule, succulent plants do not mind crowding whether the plants are grouped in one container or are alone and fully filled out in the container. Transplanting a plant that has filled its container will generally allow the plant to experience a new spurt of growth.
First, fill the bottom of your pot with a few rocks so water can easily drain. Then, you’ll need to use a sand and soil mix to repot your plant. This will give your succulent all the nourishment and drainage it needs until it’s ready to go back out next summer.