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7 Reasons for Leaves Falling Off Succulents – And How to Avoid Them

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Succulents, the fleshy-leaved plants often associated with that name, respond to many environmental stressors by ceasing growth and shedding leaves to reduce their energy needs. Extreme temperature, extreme light intensity, improper watering and chemical stress can all cause leaves falling off succulents, often quite abruptly. Succulents are usually easy to care for, yet they’re not …

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How Much Water Does a Christmas Cactus Need – 2 Decisive Rules

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Christmas cactus is a very popular, winter-flowering houseplant that makes a great addition to nearly any indoor setting. As its name implies, the Christmas cactus blooms at Christmas, producing pink or lilac tubular flowers. Their beautiful flowers, long blooming period, and easy-to-care-for nature make them a popular choice of houseplant. Keeping the Christmas cactus healthy …

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