Just so, how do you find out what kind of succulent I have?
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.
Similarly one may ask, is Mother of thousands a pest?
Mother of Thousands Kalanchoe Pest or Disease Problems
This plant is quite resistant to pests and diseases. It is not uncommon however for aphids to appear though. These small, sap-sucking aphid insects can be taken care of by washing them away.
Do succulents drop seeds?
Without pollination, your succulents will still produce beautiful blooms, but they won’t produce any seeds. Flowers that have not been pollinated will simply dry up and wither away without producing any seeds pods. … With each succulent flower they visit, they are distributing and collecting pollen.
Don’t rush this process, though: It’s better to keep them in a more confined area a bit longer than necessary than to uproot them before they’re ready. Usually, it’s time to replant after six months or so.
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|
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.