A simple care guide for Succulents
Succulents look like perfect plants, when it comes to their care. However, you must follow some important rules, so that they develop themselves as desired. We have compiled them as a couple of clearly formulated tips in the following lines.
Succulent care and creative decoration ideas
Low-maintenance plants are Succulents?
What are Succulents actually?
For maintenance, it is very helpful if you know more precisely what the Succulents actually are and where they come from.
Their natural tribal areas are dry. They are therefore able to hold out for a long time without water, or they can accumulate water resources in itself. This is the reason why their leaves are so thick. There’s plenty of water.
The different shapes and sizes arise, that the Succulents in various weather and climatic conditions to suit had.
Succulents can withstand longer time without water
Plants that are confused with Succulents.
Inexperienced gardeners often confuse the Succulents with the cacti. That may not be particularly due to their care because both plants each require a different kind of care. The Succulents include only plants with fleshy leaves and prickly pear cactus flowers also.
Cacti or Succulents?
Appropriate Earth and casting
In contrast to other plant species, the Succulents require very little care. You are really not particularly demanding. There are already some rules which are to be observed as a minimum.
Proper care is very important
If there is standing water in flower pots of Succulents, they can clearly not well evolve. They would pour them although abundant, but the drainage should ensure that it flows off quickly. Then again, if the Earth is totally dry, water need the Succulents.
Watch some weeks how long time the Earth in the succulent flower pots to dry needs. So you get a feel for when you should pour the Succulents exactly again.
Succulents as beautiful focal point in the room
When choosing or mix soil again you must follow the following rule: the Succulents like the humidity, but hate the standing water.
What you still need to nurture Succulents in the House and garden?
In addition to proper irrigation and good soil, the Succulents need also much sun and fertilizers. You will also need these at the right time. Fertilize rather in the spring. It helps the Succulents, enough nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to get.
Succulents in the garden
If they have established themselves once the Succulents require almost no maintenance.
Only a few larger species are an exception. You need to be newly cropped every spring.
Succulents as a window decoration
What role should we assign the Succulents in our garden?
The Succulents provide for flexibility and variety in the garden. They offer a large variety of shapes and sizes. The Succulents are still a very good choice if you want to integrate diverse textures in garden design.
Garden design ideas with Succulents
Here is another tip from us: in addition to the Succulents in the soil you plant those in flower pots. The vessels give you the possibility to combine several plant species. You can provide with larger flower pots in which you insert several Succulents, creating genuine works of art.
Also called balcony plants, succulents are a good solution
So you can arrange many small Succulents
Succulents in wooden box
Lively candle holders
Vintage Deco – Succulents in an old blue suitcase