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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Likewise, how many varieties of succulent are there?

There are

Family or subfamily Asphodelaceae
Succulent # 500+
Modified parts Leaf
Distribution Africa, Madagascar, Australia
Keeping this in consideration, what is the most popular 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)

One may also ask, what is the name of this succulent plant?

  • Aeonium. Rosettes typically resemble big, fleshy-petalled daisies. …
  • Agave. These rosette-shaped succulents are native to the Americas. …
  • Aloe. Dramatic flower spikes are hot hues of orange or yellow. …
  • Cactus. …
  • Crassula (jade) …
  • Echeveria. …
  • Euphorbia. …
  • Haworthia.

How do you tell if a succulent is male or female?

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.

Do all succulents need full sun?

2. Provide some shade. … While they appreciate a lot of light (and very few survive in full shade), most succulents need sun protection, especially if the temperature hits the 90-degree-mark, or if they’re small. Varieties that are solid green, pale, or variegated are most in danger of sun burn.

Do succulents need direct sunlight?

Succulents love direct sun, but if yours is sitting in the same exact spot day after day, it’s likely that only one side is getting enough light. … Succulents will lean towards the sun, so rotating them will help them stand up straight. (Leaning may also be a sign that they need to be in a sunnier spot.)

What is the easiest succulent to grow?

10 of the Easiest Succulents for Beginners to Grow as Houseplants

  • Hens-and-Chicks. …
  • Jade Plant. …
  • Aloe Vera. …
  • Panda Plant. …
  • Ponytail Palm. …
  • Snake Plant. …
  • African Milk Tree. …
  • Zebra Haworthia.

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