Succulent care tip -
*Keep succulents indoor in rainy season or in covered balcony.
*Near window south or east facing coz they need indirect light to grow and if not received proper light they will stretch towards light.
*Check whether forecast coz succulent don't like rainy days.
*Snake plant is a good candidate for indoor succulent with extra impurifying capabilities.
*Our succulents babies need bright light and fresh air, and they need a cool dry winter rest too.
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I love plants & Gardening is my passion.. Today I'm going to share the top 5 easy to grow succulents in indian climate.. After many years of trials here are the best to start with.. Like all other succulents these succulents also need well drainage sandy soil (about the succulent soil mix ) please check my other blog..
1. Sansevieria Aka Snake plant : Snake plant also known as mother-in-law’s tongue, is a resilient succulent that can grow anywhere between 6 inches to several feet. Excellent air purifier, Snake plants are also known for their ability to help remove toxic air pollutants. It's one of the few plants that can convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into oxygen at night.
2. Haworthia fasciata or Zebra Plant are delicately small houseplants, can grow up to 5 to 8-inches in height. They have thick, dark green leaves with bumps of white tubercles on the outer surface, and are clustered together. Haworthia loves bright, indirect sun. Moderate Watering once a week or so in Summer and once every two weeks in Winter.
3. The desert rose aka Adenium obesum is a slow-growing plant that gains less than 12 inches per year. It has a thick succulent stem and deep pink flowers. To successfully grow a desert rose plant: lots of sunlight and regular watering is required in the growing season (summer). Popular choice for bonsai, They prefer consistently warm temperatures.While it is beautiful, please be careful of the sap of the desert rose plant is extremely toxic, should keep it out of reach of children and pets. Best to grow outdoors,Full sunlight .
4.Elephant bush aka Portulacaria afra looks similar to jade plants, But these two are botanically not related .Common names dwarf jade plant, elephant bush, miniature jade.Jade is a low-maintenance houseplant. You can also turn your dwarf jade into a bonsai tree Or you can grow it in a hanging basket also.. It also absorbs high levels of carbon from the air. As the name suggests “Elephant bush” this succulent is eaten by elephants. It is also added to salads, soups, and stews to add a sour flavor in Southern African cuisine.
5.The jade plant aka Crassula ovata is a very popular houseplant.The jade plant can grow to a size of 3–6 inches,also known as the money plant or tree, lucky plant, friendship plant.These plants are believed to bring good luck to their owners so were often given as housewarming presents.
For more detailed info please check out my other blog for specific plants.