Grow succulent or succulent plants

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Surely you have seen these curious plants a lot of times in your life and you have wondered how they would look on the shelf in your house … Well, now is the time to do it! The succulent plants They are ideal species to grow and they are the most decorative and easy to maintain… Do you want to know more about them?

What are succulent plants like?

The succulent, succulent, or fleshy plants They are those species that thicken the volume of stems and leaves as they absorb and store liquid inside to guarantee their subsistence (they store much more water than any other plant). That is precisely why we said that these plants are grateful since they have a very simple cultivation.

exist different species: from the Agavaceae and Aizoaceas to the Apocinaceae, Asclepiadacias, Cactaceae, Crassulaceae, Liliaceae or Orchidaceae, among others.

How to care for succulents

Some good tips for your minimal care would be the following:

  • Lack of humidity is not usually a problem, which does not mean that you should forget to water them from time to time (when the substrate dries) with distilled water to keep them in perfect health. You will notice a lack of watering when they are thin or wrinkled, but they will soon recover by providing them with water.
  • Wet the dirt directly and do not make the mistake of pouring water on the stems or leaves, as the humidity could cause stains or rotting on their surface.
  • Make sure the pots provide a good drainage thanks to some small holes in its base, as excess moisture could cause fungus in your specimen.
  • In summer it is when it is most necessary to water these plants, but in winter you will practically not have to do it unless the plant is grown indoors.
  • The best soil for these plants is sandy type and not peat as used to be thought a few years ago.

Finally, don't forget to make them look like a beautiful pot that gives them the limelight!

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