Category Archives: Succulents

Haworthia Cooperi: Care Guide For The Transparent Succulent

haworthia cooperi care

The Haworthia cooperi is a small rare succulent plant with fleshy translucent leaves. The “see-through” Haworthia cooperi succulent has shiny transparent leaves that grow in a rosette pattern in sandy soil. Depending on the Haworthia cooperi cultivar, the plump leaves can be triangular-shaped or globular.

Haworthia Fasciata (Zebra Haworthia or Zebra Plant): Succulent Care and Growing Guide

The Haworthia fasciata, also called “Zebra Plant” or zebra Haworthia, is a small-growing succulent with a spiky appearance. The common name for this fleshy succulent plant comes from its bumpy white zebra-like markings on the leaves. Although Haworthia fasciata “zebra plant” looks like small cacti or aloe (it is commonly called “zebra cactus”), it is a true type of succulent.

Mother-in-Law’s Tongue (Snake Plant): Care and Growing Guide (Sansevieria Trifasciata)

sansevieria trifasciata snake plant

The mother-in-law’s tongue, also called snake plant or Sansevieria Trifasciata, is a popular houseplant. This hardy indoor succulent plant can survive low light conditions, drought, and some neglect. The snake plant is identified by its long, upright sword-shaped green leaves with yellow margins.

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).

Mother of Thousands (or Millions) Plant Care – How to Grow Kalanchoe

mother of millions plant

The mother of thousands plant (Bryophyllum daigremontianum or Kalanchoe daigremontiana) is an interestingly-shaped plant that thrives indoors as a houseplant. The mother of thousands succulent plant has other common names such as alligator plant, devil’s backbone, Mexican hat plant, or mother of millions. These common names can give you an idea as to its appearance. The unusual feature of the mother of thousands is the tiny plantlets that grow along the leaf margins. These plantlets grow roots, making the plant easy to propagate.

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 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.