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.
Besides, which plant has round leaf?
Allow us to explain it. What it is: A hardy plant, called Pilea peperomioides, that once grew on rocks in the shade in the southwestern Yunnan province of China. It grows about a foot tall and forms orbs of brightly verdant round leaves. Now it’s rare in its native habitat but everywhere in homes.
Hereof, what succulent has big leaves?
Agave sp. These Mexican succulents grow large leaves with sharp points, and some varieties are grown to produce syrups for sweetener and tequila. These plants grow into massive rosettes up to 10 feet wide! Most gardeners will enjoy growing them for their soft foliage.
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.
Leaf and leaflet shapes
|retuse||With a shallow notch in a round apex.|
|rounded||rotundifolius||Circular, no distinct point.|
|semiterete||Rounded on one side, but flat on the other.|
PILEA PEPEROMIOIDES is a flowering plant, belonging to the family Uricaceae, natively found in the Yunnan Province of Southern China (why you might hear it referred to as the “Chinese Money Plant”). The PILEA is a perennial evergreen succulent (in that it stores water within its parts).
Gollum Jade is an evergreen succulent. The tips of the green tubular leaves turn red when in full sun. You can look forward to light pink or white star-shaped flowers.
The jade plant is also commonly called a rubber plant and is very toxic to dogs, causing gastric distress, heartbeat irregularities, and depression among other symptoms.
For best results, succulents like Gollum jade must be kept in temperatures between 45-85oF. Gollum jade also prefers low to average room humidity. Keep them in areas with good air circulation and avoid misting.