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.
Accordingly, 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. …
Considering this, how do you take care of an artichoke cactus?
Artichoke Agave needs full sun but will be fine in partial shade. In cooler climes, plant the Agave in a container and move it indoors for winter. If planted where foot traffic occurs, it is a good idea to prune off the barbs at the edges of the leaves.
Is there an app to identify succulents?
A great option for identification is an app put together by my friend Jacki at Drought Smart Plants called Succulent ID. You can look at different genera of succulents or search through photos based on characteristics of your succulent.
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.)
A general rule of thumb is to repot succulents every two-years, at least as a way to provide fresh fertile soil. The best time to repot is at the beginning of a succulent’s growing season – this gives the plant the highest chance of survival.
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.
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.
Wrinkled leaves are the best indication of an under watered gollum jade. The leaves wrinkle and sometimes droop as a response to drought stress from not watering often enough or watering too lightly. … The leaves also look thinner as the moisture that they are storing becomes depleted.