Are Succulents Poisonous? The Answer May Surprise You!

Are Succulents Poisonous?

Are succulents poisonous? This is a great question and the answer is ‘It depends on the type of the plant’. While generally speaking succulents are a great way to decorate your home or workspace and have amazing hidden benefits, not every plant is safe for your health, your toddler, or your pets. Small children and pets might get sick …

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How To Grow Echeveria From Seeds: 3 Steps Easy Guide

How to Grow Echeveria from Seeds?

Echeverias are popular rose-shaped soft succulents native to semi-desert areas of  Mexico and Central America. The leaves are fleshy and have a waxy cuticle on the exterior forming rosettes in gorgeous pastel colors that can grow in a variety of sizes and shapes.  Their unique appearance and low maintenance needs make them perfect for succulent …

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Moonstone Succulent – Pachyphytum oviferum: Gorgeous Shades Of Pastel Colors

Pachyphytum Oviferum

Description Moonstone succulent (Pachyphytum Oviferum), is a beautiful small to medium size succulent belonging to the Crassulaceae family and is native to the mountains of Mexico. It features super chubby leaves tightly packed, almost shaped like little eggs (or almonds, hence its other common name ‘Sugar Almond Plant’), rounded in loose rosettes up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall and to …

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Pachyveria ‘Powder Puff’ (A Beautiful Hybrid Succulent)

Pachyveria Powder Puff

Pachyveria ‘Powder Puff’ (a.k.a Pachyveria ‘Exotica’, Pachyveria ‘Kobayashi’) is a hybrid of two other species, Echeveria Cante and Pachyphytum Oviferum that can reach 15 cm (6 inches) tall. It has beautiful powdery silver-blue leaves with pink tips when growing in full-light or cold temperatures. Pachyveria ‘Powder Puff’ sprouts during spring and summer, and in that …

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Sedum Adolphii – Grow, Care, And Propagation Tips

Sedum Adolphii

Sedum adolphii is a lovely flowering succulent belonging to the Crassulaceae family and native to Mexico. It features pointy dark-green moon slice-shaped leaves that develop orange or reddish tips when exposed to bright sunlight. In this article, we will cover how to grow, care and propagate Sedum Adolphii. This succulent forms miniature golden rosettes: as the …

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Graptoveria ‘Opalina’ – A Beautiful Opalescent Hybrid Succulent

Graptoveria ‘Opalina’

Description Graptoveria ‘Opalina’ is a beautiful hybrid of Echeveria colorata crossed with Graptopetalum Amethystium with pale blue-green leaves that have a hint of pink tones on the leaf tips and margins and can grow up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall and up to 6 inches (15 cm) diameter. This hybrid was created in 1988 by succulent breeder Robert Grim …

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Trachyandra Tortilis – How To Care For This Beautiful Rare Succulent

Trachyandra tortilis

Description Few succulent plants can match the rare beauty and exotic look of Trachyandra tortilis. This perennial succulent is native to South Africa and Madagascar and belongs to the Trachyandra genus in the Asphodelaceae family. This exotic succulent is hardly found in cultivation, which makes it even more sought after by collectors. It is known for its longevity and can …

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