There are options when you’re wondering what to do with succulent pups. You may allow them to continue to grow on the mother if there is enough room, or you may remove and replant them individually. Let them get the size of a quarter before removing though.
Thereof, can you plant a baby succulent?
Planting the succulent pup
When the dried end is healed over, you can place the new baby into soil. I recommend planting babies and cuttings in a layer of coconut coir to help them stay wet a little longer than they would in the typical gritty mix that I recommend for succulents.
People also ask, why is my succulent growing pups?
Offsets, AKA “pups,” are the little succulents that sprout up around the base of the parent plant. These pups occur when roots bearing leaf clusters, shoot out from the mature plant and develop into a new succulent. Pups can also occur on the leaves of some succulents, like the Pink Butterfly Kalanchoe.
How do you start baby succulents?
- Remove Some Leaves or Behead. Randomly remove a few leaves from your succulent plant, twisting gently to remove the entire leaf without tearing. …
- Callus Off. Set the cuttings aside in any type of container or tray. …
- Grow Roots. Watch for the growth of roots over the next few weeks. …
- Plant. …
- Water and Feed.
How do you plant baby succulents?
Place leaf cuttings directly on top of a shallow layer of succulent potting soil (do not bury) and mist with water to keep moist. Within three weeks or so, the leaf cuttings will begin to sprout tiny “pup” plants. Around eight weeks, the mother leaf will wither and fall off, and your pups are ready to be planted.
Do all succulents have pups?
Not all succulents produce offshoots and pups, but the ones that do pretty much multiply on their own. Hens and chicks, aloe, certain haworthia and cacti species are among the many others that produce pups or offshoots.
How do you water baby succulents?
How much water do you give baby succulents?
How often should I water my succulents? Succulents should be watered only when the soil has dried out completely. There is no universal watering schedule that works for every succulent in every climate. Many indoor succulent growers find that watering 14-21 days is a good frequency to keep their succulents alive.