Aichryson Laxum. Also known as Tree of Love, this succulent is a bit different looking. It resembles a tiny tree, hence its nickname. It has large dark leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
In this way, how do you care for a mini pine tree succulent?
Caring for the “Mini Pine Tree” is especially easy, making it the perfect starter succulent. With little pruning and maintenance required, it is all the better to watch this little treasure grow! The plant needs full sun to partial shade, preferably morning sunlight. To thrive properly, well-drained soil is crucial.
Secondly, how often should you water Crassula Tetragona?
In the summer months, I water my Crassula Tetragona as often as every 7-10 days, sometimes more during a heatwave. I cut back on watering to about every 10-14 days when the weather cools down. If you live in a humid location, you won’t need to water as much.
Is Echeveria toxic to dogs?
Animals that ingest this succulent may experience vomiting, an upset stomach, and (rarely) tremors, but cats may also show signs of drunkenness after ingestion. If clients are wondering about succulents that are nontoxic to their furry friends, you can recommend this sampling: Blue Echeveria.
Zebra Plant (Haworthia)
Take one look at a Haworthia and there will be no surprises as to why this variety of succulent is often called a zebra plant. While its shape and size are quite similar to aloe, which is toxic to cats and dogs, the zebra plant is perfectly pet-safe.
Water pines regularly after planting to help establish strong roots. Pines require about 1 inch of water each week from either rain or home irrigation. Continue regular maintenance watering for the first two years of the plant’s life. Arrange a circular sweat or soaker hose around the base of the tree.
Environmental Causes of Pine Tree Browning
In years of heavy rain or extreme drought, pine trees may brown in response. Browning is often caused by an inability of the pine tree to uptake enough water to keep its needles alive. When moisture is overly abundant and drainage is poor, root rot is often the culprit.
Jade Plants (Crassula) are rubbery plants that are famously hard to kill. Unfortunately, Jade leaves can be irritating to cats and dogs if consumed.
Most succulents will grow “leggy” if they don’t get enough light. But those succulents that change colors when stressed are usually more light sensitive than others. Their reaction can be quick, putting out etiolated “growth” in a mere few days.
Succulents will grow long stems when they are not getting enough sunlight. This process is called etiolation, where they start to turn and stretch out in search of light, giving them a “leggy” appearance with a long stem and smaller, spaced-out leaves.
Use a sharp knife for cutting succulents that grow too tall so that the cut is not squashed. If you don’t have one at hand, you can also use (pruning) scissors, most succulents are tough. Make the cut as horizontally as possible in order to keep the cut and thus possible spot for dirt small.