Thereof, do succulents spread quickly?
Different varieties of succulents grow at different rates. The size and growth rate of a given plant depends on climate, soil type, watering, and fertilization. Slow varieties will stay nice and small in a pot, whereas fast, ground cover varieties like Sedum can spread up to 1″ a month in the growing season.
Likewise, how fast do succulents reproduce?
Since you’re basically planting a succulent that can stand on its own, it will start to form new roots and leaves in just a few weeks, 21-28 days at best.
Do succulents like to be crowded?
As a rule, succulent plants do not mind crowding whether the plants are grouped in one container or are alone and fully filled out in the container. Transplanting a plant that has filled its container will generally allow the plant to experience a new spurt of growth.
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.
When there is space between the plants it’s easier to water the succulents properly. There is also better air flow so the soil will dry out more quickly. … Too much space will cause the succulents to focus on producing roots rather than getting larger. I would say that 1/2? to 1? is a good space between plants.
Some succulents don’t live long but grow offsets to replace themselves. A great example is Chicks and Hens. The main plant only
There are different ways a succulent can grow bigger. Some succulents, like the Haworthia, get big by producing copies of themselves, also called pups. Given enough space, they will spread indefinitely. Some succulents grow into huge plants on their own.
Soil: Once the stems have calloused, fill a shallow tray with well-draining cactus/succulent soil and place the cuttings on top. Within a few weeks, roots and tiny plants will begin to grow from the base of the cuttings. … Allow your propagated succulents to take root, then they can be replanted as desired.
Often, these offshoots or pups will already have their own roots and can simply be removed from the mother and potted on their own, says Kremblas. Others may need a few weeks to develop their own roots; treat these pups like stem cuttings and plant once the roots sprout.