Succulents are most def our fav, but let’s give the cactus pad a little love! It seems like cactus pad propagations are all over Pinterest and Plant Tok. They are so cute with their little “babies” growing out of the top of the pad, keep reading to get the full “How To”. Propagating cactus pads… Continue reading How To: Propagating Cactus Pads
What Does “Succulent Topping” Mean? Succulent Topping is the process of removing the top of a succulent from it’s base, with the intention of potting and rooting it to create a whole new succulent. Often, topping a mother plant will encourage the remaining stem to put out offshoots, so be sure to hang onto those… Continue reading Succulent Topping: A Type of Propagation
Propagating Succulents Unable to quench your thirst for more succs? Us, too! That’s where propagation comes in. Propagation is the process of using leaves or cuttings to grow more succulents from the bbs you already have. Depending on the method you choose, your environment, and the species of succulent you’re propagating, the timeline can vary.… Continue reading Succulent Propagation Timeline
It only takes 5 steps to grow a new succulent from an offshoot! While leaf propagation produces irresistibly adorable, teeny tiny rosettes, cutting propagation can be an easier, shorter process of growing more of your favorite succulents. Plus, there are situations where cutting propagation is the only method that will work, like if you’re propagating… Continue reading Root Growth 101: How To Propagate Succulent Cuttings
With holiday baking season in full force, we thought we’d share one of our favorite zero-waste tricks for all those eggshells you’d normally toss in the trash. Instead of dumping them, keep them in their carton and turn them into a propagation tray!
If you haven’t gotten into propagation yet, you’re seriously missing out on one of the best parts of being a succulent parent! Not only does propagation mean more succulents, but it’s SO rewarding when you see that first tiny rosette. While there’s a bunch of different propagation methods to choose from, there are some constants… Continue reading Propagation Prep: The 5 Basics
Growing roots on a succulent cutting is one of the most important and exciting parts of succulent parenthood! You may have a succulent that’s grown too big and unwieldy, or one that’s taken a tragic tumble and snapped from its roots. OR you may have accidentally left your succulent where there wasn’t enough sunlight, and it s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d too tall to support itself. Whatever the reason, propagating in water is a fun alternative to soil propagation for those who want to see big results in minimal time. So, let’s jump right in!
Sometimes your cat knocks your plants off the windowsill while staring into your eyes. Sometimes your postal worker dropkicks your Succulent Studios subscription box onto your stoop. And sometimes you have a super happy, healthy succulent with a few branches on it, and you want to make more of it! No matter the reason for your succulent not having roots (whether an in injury or intentional snip snip), the truth is this: succulents are just as alive with or without roots. In alive, in fact, that succulents without roots have a name: a succulent cutting. Here’s how to take your lil cutting and make sure it grows into a thriving, mature succulent!
So, your hard work finally paid off! Your propagated succulent leaves have started sprouting leaves and rosettes! Now, on to the most important part: planting those new rosettes so they can grow big and strong. Here’s the scoop: After your propagated leaf has grown a new rosette and roots, you will eventually… Continue reading Planting Succulent Leaf Propagations