How to Propagate Succulents

Propagating succulents is easy to do once you know the basics. In this story, we'll cover everything you need to know to get started.

Types of Succulents

There are many different types of succulents that can be propagated. Some of the most popular include echeverias, sedums, and aeoniums.

Tools and Materials

Here are some of the items you'll need: - Pruning shears or a sharp knife - Succulent soil or a soilless mix - A container or pot for your cuttings or leaves - Spray bottle

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Choose a healthy, mature succulent plant to take cuttings or leaves from. 2. Use pruning shears or a sharp knife to take cuttings or leaves from the plant.

Step-by-Step Instructions

3. Let the cut end of the cutting or the base of the leaf callous over a few days. 4. Plant the cutting or leaf in succulent soil or a soilless mix, and water lightly.

Step-by-Step Instructions

5. Keep the soil moist but not soggy, and wait for roots to form. 6. Once roots have formed, water the plant as usual and watch it grow!

Creative Ideas for Displaying Propagated Succulents

– Plant them in a decorative pot – Create a succulent wreath or centerpiece – Make a living wall by attaching them to a vertical surface – Plant them in a terrarium or fairy garden

Congratulations, you've now learned the basics of propagating succulents! If you enjoyed this story and want to learn more about succulents, be sure to follow our blog or social media accounts for more tips and inspiration. Happy propagating!