How do I know which 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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Also to know is, 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.

Secondly, 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.

In this way, 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.

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

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)

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

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.

Is aloe vera a succulent?

Because aloe vera plants are succulents, the type of soil you choose can really make or break your success. The Old Farmer’s Almanac suggests a sandy soil with a neutral pH. Potting mix made for cacti and succulents is always a great choice.

What are mini succulents?

Mini succulents are in the cacti plant family, with fleshy, water-storing stems/leaves which enable them to use water very efficiently. That means they’re low maintenance and hard to kill, even if you forget to water.

When should succulents be watered?

The most important rule for watering succulents is this: Only water when the soil in the succulents’ growing container is bone dry. We repeat, let the soil dry out completely between waterings. If the soil isn’t crumbly, dry dirt, don’t water it. See, most houseplants want their soil moist at all times.

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