Here are some of the plant characteristics to look for when identifying succulents:
- Leaf – shape, size and thickness.
- Color – of leaves, flowers or stems.
- Markings or bumps on the leaves.
- Flower – shape, color, number of blooms and petals.
- Stem – color, texture, length.
- Ciliate hairs.
- Epicuticular wax.
- Spikes, spines or smooth.
Likewise, people ask, how do I find out what type of plant I have?
Take a look at the shape of the leaf when identifying flowers by their leaves. The leaf shape can be round, oval or oblong, lance shaped or elliptic. The pattern of veins in the leaf can also help you figure out the type of plant you are dealing with.
Then, how do you tell if a succulent is male or female?
Are succulents male or female?
Most succulent plant blossoms have both male and female structures.
Top free plant identification app picks
- Garden Compass.
PlantNet is our number one pick for a totally free plant identification app. PlantNet describes itself as a “citizen science project on biodiversity”. It counts on its users to create a botanical database and the user is the last word on whether or not the plant listed is a match.
Pl@ntNet is a tool to help to identify plants with pictures. It is organized in different thematic and geographical floras.
Australia has almost no native succulents; except for a few barely fleshy weeds, unlike the well-known rich diversity of succulents in Africa. This has been a long-standing and widespread view.
Australians and Succulents
Succulents have been adored by Australians for many decades. … Succulents are becoming more popular as drought tolerant, low maintenance gardens become a necessity in a country that has water shortages and extreme temperatures on a regular basis.
Growing Healthy Succulents
- Watering. The rule of thumb when watering succulents is to water them monthly during winter, twice a month during autumn and spring, and once a week in summer. …
- Light requirements. Succulents love bright light. …
- Potting Soil. …
- Fertiliser. …
- Pest Control. …
- Over- and Under-watering. …
- Bad Soil. …
- Poor Drainage.