Regrow many succulents from one succulent plant

I noticed something I had never seen before when shopping.  I wanted to buy a five dollar succulent plant from our local department store called The Warehouse.  The small plants rerouting growing in  addition to the  single potted medium sized succulent plant.

I did not end up buying the plant but I just kept thinking of what was going on with that plant. By using google and pinterest when I got home  I grew a love for succulents and an obsession with looking how to create terrariums.

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In this blog I am going to show you how to propagate a succulent plant successfully to regrow multiples of the same one plant.

  1. First you will need a succulent plant that is healthy or atleast the leaves are healthy.
  2. You will need to gently pull left right left right until the succulent leaf comes off clean. If it does not come off clean there still may be a chance it will sprout new routes. It should look something like this
  3. succulent-leaves-how-to-propagate-succulents-from-leaves-and-cuttings-needlesandleaves_net
  4. It is important to let the succulent leaves dry out between 3-5 day so they callus over. This process restricts the amount of water and hydration the succulent leaf receives. You can let them dry out on a handy towel, very dry soil or a window ledge but not in direct sunlight.
  5. Once the succulent leafs have callused over you can now place them lying on moist soil. It will take between 5-6 weeks before the start sprouting routes but once you see the pink and/or white routes they quickly form the leaves and stems.
  6. The images below are succulents after 3 months although put on soil 2 weeks apart
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  8. It is best to water every 2-3 days but with a spray bottle so the soil stays semi moist and the new sprouted routed are not overwhelmed by water

 

 

Note photo credits to

needlesnadleaves.net, Offbeatbride.com

 

 

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