Succulent identification: The aloe vera is a spiky succulent with easily identifiable bluish-green thick fleshy stems containing a gel-like substance. Look for tooth-like jaggy spikes along the pointed leaf margins.
Simply so, how can I identify my succulent plant?
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.
Furthermore, what is my spiky plant?
Dracaena, or spike plant, was traditionally considered a houseplant for years. … Uses for dracaena: Place taller dracaenas in the back of a mixed container garden that will be viewed from the front or in the center of a garden that will be viewed from all sides.
What succulent is purple?
Echeveria ‘Dusty Rose’ is one of the purple succulents that form fast-growing rosettes of wide, powdery violet leaves. The beautiful color of these succulents only gets better with more sunlight!
The Senecio Vitalis succulent plant should be watered a few times per week. It prefers soil that is not too dry, but it will also survive if you forget to water it for two weeks in a row. Place the pot or container on pots of rocks so they have good drainage and can’t spill over while watering them.
Take a look at the shape of the leaf when identifying flowers by their leaves. The leaf shape can be round, oval or oblong, lance shaped or elliptic. The pattern of veins in the leaf can also help you figure out the type of plant you are dealing with.
There are many plant identification apps out there, for both Apple and Android, but some readers have had better experiences with these: Pl@ntNet via Google Play Store or App Store. iNaturalist via Google Play Store or App Store. PictureThis via Google Play Store or App Store.
Predominantly native to South Africa, haworthia is usually small, around 3 to 5 inches in height (although some can shoot out taller blooming spikes), and a relatively slow grower. Plus, haworthia is nontoxic to pets!
|Common Name||Haworthia, zebra cactus, pearl plant, star window plant, cushion aloe|
|Plant Type||Succulent, perennial|
|Mature Size||3–5 in. tall and wide; some species can reach 20 in. tall|
|Sun Exposure||Full, partial|
|Soil Type||Sandy, well-drained|
Seeds. Sow seeds in spring or fall in a well-draining soil mix. Keep the soil moist until germination that usually takes one to two weeks. Transplant seedlings into individual pots after the first or second year.