Native to Honduras and Mexico, mature specimens grow slow and steady but can reach trailing lengths of up to four feet long in six years’ time (though the average length is closer to 24 inches). Indoors, the succulent can be planted and propagated year-round, while outdoors it does best planted in early spring.
Beside this, how do you replant a donkey tail succulent?
Consequently, how do you propagate a donkey ear plant?
Succulent donkey ear are usually propagated by cuttings in early spring. Cut a small length of a leaf with a sterilized knife or scissors. Place it on the soil surface of well-drained and moist soil and wait for some time to see the growth of new plants on the sprouting leaf.
How much sun does a burro’s tail need?
Burro’s tail loves to bask in the partial sun or bright shade. This captivating succulent love bright light of four hours. Keep in mind that it the scorching sun will burn it; make sure to give it morning sunlight for better growth.
Once dry, stick the stem cuttings in soil. Stick the leaf cuttings in soil or lay them flat on the soil. Step 4: Wait for the plant to root and new growth to develop. This can take anywhere from 2 weeks or more.
Usually, propagation is through cuttings or division of the pups or offsets. The fastest method of string of pearls propagation is from cuttings. Clean, sharp implements are necessary for taking these cuttings and reduces damage to the plant as well as the introduction of pathogens to both the parent and the cutting.
Don’t water until roots begin to form. Then water well and let the soil dry out before you water again. Rooting time varies significantly, but most succulent leaf and stem cuttings should root within two to three weeks.