What happens if my succulents get rained on?

The rain itself will remove dust and soil on the succulent leaves – which increases a succulent’s ability to photosynthesize the sun. It’s like glaucoma for succulents in a way – or just a bad analogy. 🙂 The rain will naturally dilute and wash away tap water residual stuff stuck in the soil – mostly salts.

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Beside above, does Weather Affect succulents?


Succulents tend to prefer a temperate climate with the temperatures ranging from 60 to 80°F. … Be aware that temperatures either too low or too high can do harm to your succulents. Temperatures lower than 40°F or higher than 90°F are never recommended.

Simply so, how often do you water succulents in monsoon? Hydration is key, but in the monsoon, remember, less is more. Non-chlorinated clear rainwater is your best bet. Since rainwater is also the purest source, you can store it to water the plants. For succulents and cacti, you can water them once a week or once in two weeks.

Moreover, should I bring my cactus inside when it rains?

The best thing is to let them dry in the sun. One rainstorm won’t ruin them. It rains in the desert. As long as they are in fast draining soil, they should be fine.

Is rain water bad for succulents?

Rain is acidic and makes succulent roots better able to absorb nutrients. Rainwater has nitrogen, known to be beneficial for traditional plants, but often discouraged for use in feeding succulents. It does not appear to be a problem when found in rainwater, however.

What weather is best for succulents?

around 70 degrees Fahrenheit

What kind of weather do succulents like?

In general, succulents and cacti do best in temperatures ranging from 40-80°F. While minor sways in temperature outside of this range are tolerable, sways of 5° or more can cause irreversible damage.

At what temperature should you bring succulents inside?

Bring the succulents inside

During the winter time, water them sparingly, just enough to keep them from dehydration. Also make sure the temperature is always between 50 – 60 Fahrenheit degrees. Another thing to consider for indoor adaptation is providing enough light for succulents in winter.

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