How do I know what type of succulent I have?

Here are some of the plant characteristics to look for when identifying succulents:

  1. Leaf – shape, size and thickness.
  2. Color – of leaves, flowers or stems.
  3. Markings or bumps on the leaves.
  4. Flower – shape, color, number of blooms and petals.
  5. Stem – color, texture, length.
  6. Ciliate hairs.
  7. Epicuticular wax.
  8. Spikes, spines or smooth.

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Subsequently, how many types of succulents are there?

There are over 60 different succulent families and about 10,000 plant variants that differ in color, texture, and size.

Hereof, is there an app to identify succulents? There are many plant identification apps out there, for both Apple and Android, but some readers have had better experiences with these: [email protected] via Google Play Store or App Store. iNaturalist via Google Play Store or App Store. PictureThis via Google Play Store or App Store.

Similarly, how do you tell if a succulent is male or female?

What succulent is purple?

Echeveria ‘Dusty Rose’ is one of the purple succulents that form fast-growing rosettes of wide, powdery violet leaves. The beautiful color of these succulents only gets better with more sunlight!

What is the most common succulent?

Keep reading for the top 10 most popular types of indoor succulents.

  • Burro’s Tail (sedum morganianum) …
  • Crown of Thorns (euphorbia milii) …
  • Flaming Katy (kalanchoe blossfeldiana) …
  • Aloe Vera (aloe vera) …
  • Panda Plant (kalanchoe tomentosa) …
  • Pincushion Cactus (mammillaria crinita) …
  • Roseum (sedum spurium)

Do succulents need sun?

Succulents love light and need about six hours of sun per day, depending on the type of succulent. Newly planted succulents can scorch in direct sunlight, so you may need to gradually introduce them to full sun exposure or provide shade with a sheer curtain.

How long do succulents live?

Some succulents don’t live long but grow offsets to replace themselves. A great example is Chicks and Hens. The main plant only

Jade Plant 70-100 years
Christmas Cactus 30+ years

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