Category Archives: Succulents

How to Care for Succulents: Growing Succulents and Keeping Them Alive

how to grow succulents

Succulents are a large group of ornamental plants that have thick fleshy leaves. Most types of succulents adapt well to indoor environments and grow well in bright sunlight. Placed on a sunny windowsill, succulent plants can grow for many years with only minimal care. Succulents also thrive outdoors where some species can survive cold temperatures as low as 40°F (4°C) or as high as 90°F (32°C).

Moon Cactus Care: Guide For Growing Colorful Grafted Cactus (Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii)

grafted Cactus

Moon cactus is a type of grafted cactus with a colorful ball-shaped top. These colorful cacti have become popular small houseplants that are very easy to care for. The cactus top is usually bright red, yellow, pink, or orange colors. This colorful top gives the appearance of a brightly-colored cactus flower. Some of these colorful cactus plants have multi-colored or variegated tops—but all have clusters of small, sharp spines running down the curved veins.

Types of Jade Plants (Crassula Varieties) with Their Pictures, Names and Plant Care Guide

Types of Jade Plants (Crassula)

Jade plants are popular houseplants that are very easy to care for and thrive in most indoor environments. One of the most popular types of jade plants is the crassula ovata variety which is also commonly named the money plant, dollar plant, money tree, and lucky plant. This jade plant is not only beautiful, but it is said to invite good fortune and luck into a home according to the Feng Shui. The different types of jade plants grow well in bright areas of the home and are forgiving if they grow in less than ideal conditions.

Echeveria Types and How to Care for Echeveria Succulents (With Pictures)

How to Care for Echeveria Succulents

Echeverias are some of the most popular types of succulents for your home or garden. These compact fleshy leafed plants are easy to care for, look beautiful, and don’t need a lot of water. The classic type of echeveria has a rosette shape with small triangular leaves. One of the reasons echeverias are common succulents is that they come in a wide range of colors, shapes, and textures.

Types of Succulents: Species, Varieties, and Identification with Pictures

Succulent varieties

Succulents are a type of plant with thick fleshy leaves that grow well in warm dry conditions. All succulent species store water in their leaves, roots, or stems. Although most varieties of succulents have green leaves, some kinds have shades of red, blue, purple, pink and orange. Succulents are generally small compact plants that make great houseplants that require little maintenance.

Types of Aloe Plants: Amazing Varieties of Aloe (Vera) Plants (With Pictures and Names)

aloe varieties

There are many types of aloe plants, with Aloe Vera being the most common. Most varieties of aloe plants have thick fleshy leaves that contain a gel-like substance. Although aloe species with green leaves are the most common variety, there are also types of red-leaved aloes, golden aloes, and orange aloe plants.