How to grow succulents from cuttings
Succulents are amazing and beautiful plants which can store water in their thick leaves and this feature makes them a hardy plants and drought tolerant ones. These plants have more than 10,000 species that you can choose from you can either grow them in pot or outside, in any case you will have an amazing looking plant in your garden or a pot that you can enjoy watching every second of it. In this topic we are going to talk about how to grow succulents from cuttings and grow more.
Here is step by step tutorial to how to plant a succulent from cuttings:
Step one to grow succulents from cuttings:
Carefully cut the leaf from where it is attacked to the main stem and you should do it very clean and whole so that everything gets cut.
Step two to grow succulents from cuttings:
In this step you need to put the leaf you cut in a well-lit spot for 2-3 days until callus forms where you have cut the leaf.
Step three to grow succulents from cuttings:
In the step three you need to check if the callus is formed or not and when its formed you can either place the succulent straight in the soil or you can do it by laying in flat on soil. other way is you can place them in water.
Step four to grow succulents from cuttings:
If you choose to place your cut succulent in water you need to make sure root plunges in 1cm of water, you need to choose your pots wisely in order to succulent receive enough water.
Step five to grow succulents from cuttings:
In this step you need to wait till roots grow to 1-2cm and little succulents start to form at the bottom of the leaf you cut.
Step six to grow succulents from cuttings:
Once roots has grown to 1-2cm size, remove them from water and plant them in pots with good drainage whole and because it is really sensitive at first be sure that the soil you use have enough amount of nutrients and remember to water them as required.
Water and Feed
After the day you planted water sparingly and tamp the soil down slowly. it will take some time for plants to adjust to to conditions but as soon as it gets comfortable with it growth of the plant will accelerate.
After some day, it is time to buy the specific food for succulents like, Miracle-grow succulent plant food which is available in the Amazon.
be careful, this stage is really important and it has critical role on how your plant will survive so be sure you always do your best to take care of propagated plants
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It is your time to spruce up your home and garden with these amazing and beautiful plants and enjoy how satisfying and wonderful it is to take care of succulent plants, one of the simplest gardening you ever can try.
you can visit your town`s garden shop and choose the best succulent plant for you, bring them home nurture them, propagate them and share baby succulents with your family and friends.
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