The plants we tend to grow in our home, among them the succulent plants are not exceptional. They’re small, animate, and cute further. They’re simple to grow in your home. Owing to having unbelievable shapes and forms, low humidness, and tolerance of moderate lightweight, succulent indoor plants have graced several areas, including the front room, lounge, corner, or room window. There are common forms of succulents we tend to grow typically are mother-in-law tongue (Sansevieria), Schlumbergera buckleyi (Schlumbergera), florist kalanchoe, etc. they’re simple to propagate from ontogeny leaves, stem cuttings, or dividing tiny plants.
How to grow succulents indoors:
Choose the best succulent
Mainly the succulent plants are ideal for growing inside the home typically. But if you have a shaded place in your room, then you can go for mother in law tongue (Sansevieria). Otherwise, we will suggest you following plants that are more comfortable to grow in your room condition. Besides, We can get these indoor plants from the online succulents market.
- Crown of thorns (Eurphorbia milii)
- Medicine plant (Aloe vera)
- Jade plant (Crassula ovata)
- Christmas kalanchoe (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)
- Mother-in-law tongue or snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)
- Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera buckleyi)
- Zebra cactus (Haworthia fasciata)
- Panda plant (Kalanchoe tomentosa)
- Burro’s tail (Sedum morganianum)
- Pebble plant or living stone (Lithops)
- String of bananas (Senecio radicans)
- String of pearls (Senecio rowleyanus)
- Hens-and-chicks (Sempervivum tectorum or Echeveria elegans)
- Pencil cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli)
Choose an appropriate container
To grow succulent plants in your home is not much tricky than other plants you generally do. Just make sure that you have pots with a proper drainage system in order to allow excess water to drain out.
Allow the potting mix to dry out
When you are planting succulent plants in your home for the first time, you should select a well-drained potting soil as a ready-made cactus mix. Add grit, sharp sand, and some pumice to assist drainage easily.
Then plant your succulent plant into the pot. You will see that the roots of the succulent plant are shallow and brittle. Thus you need to loosen the soil and sift new soil around the root gently. Then tamp the soil lightly using your fingers or blunt end of a pencil.
Most of the succulent plants grow in higher sunlight. So, according to their needs, you should keep them in sunlight for at least 6 hours. Another thing you can consider that you may place them south or east-facing window. That will help them to absorb sunlight according to their needs naturally.
You should be amazed knowing that the succulent plants we grow indoors have a particular type of abilities. They can retain water in their body to survive as well as tending to thrive themselves in warm and dry climates. So, your little negligence won’t make their mood off at all. Without knowing this fact, many homeowners make a common mistake by overwatering succulents. As aspects, you need a proper drainage system in your succulent plant container as well. If you mistakenly overwater themselves, then it should be drained out in its proper way automatically.
Fertilize your succulents
Fertilizer helps to grow healthy, robust, and disease-free plants as it does the same for your succulent indoor plants. You should fertilize your succulents at least once in a year. The best time to apply fertilizer for succulents is spring. It is just because, in this season, the day is more extended as well as the new growth begins. And remind the thing that you don’t need to fertilize your succulent plants in the winter season since they become semi-dormant in this time.
Following the suggestions above, you may plant your succulents as your choice in your room, office, or any other residential area. You just need to be careful a little about their watering management and to the light exposure. Moreover, your negligence won’t affect them so much at all.