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Questions tagged [succulents]

Water retaining plants adapted to arid climates and/or soil.

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What’s wrong with my aloe Vera

I’ve had this plant since August and recently it has lost a couple of leaves, I was wondering if anyone could identify a cause. Thanks
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What is this succulent? I can't find it on Google Lens

I tried Google Lens and an app on my phone, still couldn't figure it out what it is. sorry about the photo positions, I don't know why they don't position right.
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Professional propagation of succulents by cuttings

I live in a mediterranean climate. My zone is 11. Currently, I grow succulents which I can keep outside year-round. I'm interested in professional books about what I'm growing: Group 1: Haworthia, ...
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Echeveria black prince leaves getting soft

I bought this echeveria about two and half weeks ago from a local nursery. I watered it twice last week. Normally i would water it once a week. Since the time i watered it the bottom leaves feel very ...
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Small succulent (cactus?) identification

I got this cactus from a friend, but I am not sure if it is really a cactus. It could also be a succulent other than cacti. Does anyone know what species this is?
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What are these brown and white patches on my jelly bean succulent / sedum rubrotinctum?

I recently bought this jelly bean succulent but I didn't notice these brown and white spots. I really should've check the plant, but I just love succulents and I was too excited. Seems like the white ...
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What is this house plant (looks a bit like rocket salad, but succulent)?

I got this plant from a colleague couple of years ago and she said she didn't know how it was called, supposedly "stag horns" or something, but it's definitely not stag horn fern. It can grow really ...
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How should I take care of this succulent?

Please guide me in how to take care of the succulent shown in image below. I took this picture when I got it. It was dead in a few days, so I got a new one of the same kind. It also died. I gave it ...
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What type of Sansevieria is this?

Does anyone know what type of Sansevieria is this? The foliage looks like Sansevieria Cylindrica, but I have only seen starfish shape or straight-up shape before. The layering of foliage looks a bit ...
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White spots on succelent

I have had this succulent for the last year. Bought it a farmers market. It has always been inside at a north facing window. I have repotted and it seemed to do better. But it now has these white ...
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succulent identification :)

I've been trying to identify this succulent i got a while back so I could know how to propogate it but I can't find similar ones on google :( It's flat-ish with very plump leaves (that have tips) can ...
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Why is the bottom of my cactus discolored and soft?

I got this cactus a couple of years ago but in the last few months I have noticed the bottom half getting brownish and soft. I water the cactus about once every 6-8 days and it gets a lot of direct ...
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What kind of cactus is this?

I just bought this plant but I am now realizing that I have no idea what it is, so looking up care tips is much more difficult than anticipated. Would you be able to help me identify it?
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What kind of cactus is this and why are these black bumps forming on it?

Little burnt-looking bumps have been popping up on this cactus and I'm not too sure what to do about it. Can you help me figure it out?
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What is wrong with my cactus?

I'm hoping someone can help me but I'm afraid it's too late. I've had a cactus for about 3 years and he suddenly started losing color, turning brown, and getting a little droopy (see pictures) a few ...
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What is this succulent plant?

Hi! I’m trying to figure out what this plant is so I can learn how better to nurture and hopefully replicate it. Thanks!
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Brown/Black spots on Jade Plant leaves

I noticed some brownish spots on a couple of my jade plant leaves? Is this serious? I water the plant once ever 6-10 days depending on the weather (When the soil is dry). The plant gets lots of ...
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What's going on with my Aloe plant?

I got it from Costco about half a year ago and it hasn't had many problems in the time that I've had it- in fact, it has flowered about 5 or 6 times since I bought it. I had to leave it at my old ...
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Is there a version of the Hoya bella that doesn't climb, or hang?

My mother in law swears she had a miniature Hoya carnosa with tiny leaves with white flowers that had a red center all over it, which she has pointed out on the Hoya carnosa but said that hers didn't ...
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Deltoid shaped succulent leaves

Another succulent found in a greenhouse without a tag in the Gobi desert, though likely originating elsewhere in the world. And with Bamboo's ID, I found an example online of this plant flowering.
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What's this bifurcating succulent found in a greenhouse in the Gobi Desert?

I was invited to a lunch yesterday in the countryside. It turned out to be lunch in a greenhouse full of cacti and succulents. There were some I didn't recognise, and the only tags they had on them ...
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What is happening to my succulent and how can I cure it?

My wife got three different succulents from a friend for her birthday. One of them started turning brown on the stems and tips of leaves about a week ago. She's been watering them consistently (...
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What is this succulent's name?

I bought this from theheartcompany at metrotown. But i do not know the name of it, any answers?
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What is the difference between the two types of red Aloe Vera?

What is the difference between these two red aloe veras? And what’s unique about them?
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Kalanchoe seems to becoming soft and wilted

I came by this stackexchange almost a year ago and had great success with folks giving me advice on my Kalanchoe, so I thought I'd come back with some more questions. Over the past few months its ...
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FIshook/String of Bananas Plant Help!

I have had this plant for awhile now. Last week it was wrinkly with brown ends after watering and draining the plant it seems to be spring if back to life but there are still parts of the plant with ...
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What is happening to my plants

I have a few plants together in the same pot. Most of them have the same symptoms: Part of them gets dark and shrink. The dark part are not dry and the plant looks alive above it. I think its like ...
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what's wrong with my fish hook plant?

I'm new to plants and am having a tough time. My aloe plants (creasing, not growing or spreading out) + fish hook plants (wrinkly and soft leaves) seem to be dying. What should I do to save them + ...
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Succulent turning yellow

My plant is suddenly turning yellow and I don't know what it wrong with it or if it is normal. I have it for about 4 month and this happened only this week. I don't know if it's related, but it has ...
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Cactus in hydroponics: Keep water levels up at all times?

I've read a bit online about growing cacti in hydroponics, and basically every site I found agrees that it's possible, and it should basically work like any other hydroponics: Set the plant (in an ...
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Can I save this stem or must I cut it out?

One of my stepdaughters decided to use their nails to damage my plant. Can I save it or do I have to cut this out?
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What is causing black leaves on my Aloe Vera plant?

This was a perfect plant. This started happening a week ago. All the leaves have gone from bright green to black. Some of the leaves are mushy. I water this plant once a month.
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How to save my succulent?

Sorry I couldn't be more specific in the title (I honestly don't even know if it's a succulent, that's my best guess), I have no clue what this thing is, but I want to keep it alive. I had this plant ...
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Can I leave an Aloe plant unattended for 2 months?

I leave my apartment for 2 months and I'd like to know if you have any advice to keep my Aloe alive all this time? I live near the Mediterranean and my balcony is exposed to the sun from 1:30 pm to ...
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What to do with broken succulent leaf

For our wedding favors, we ordered a variety of mini succulents in 2" pots. As one would expect, some of them were slightly damaged during shipping, with a few leaves broken in the middle. For these ...
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Houseplant health diagnosis

These mother's tongue (snake plant) potted plants were purchased about about two/three months ago. They have not been repotted yet and it looks like the nursery soil has some time release nutrients in ...
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How to prevent stacking in split rock succulents?

My split rock has 4 leaves, should the outer leaves be removed at some point to prevent stacking in order to prevent death of plant, and if so how do I do it?
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Is there way to encourage a jade plant to grow new branches from the woody trunk?

This tangled, twisted but still beautiful jade plant is not the result of a bonsai experiment gone wrong but the product of years of neglect. It was often underwatered, never fertilized and positioned ...
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How can i recover an Aloe plant with root rot?

I’ve had an aloe plant for 11 years. It’s always been healthy and a lot of new plants sprouted from the original. So, 2 1/2 weeks ago, I decided to repot them as they were all getting too big to share ...
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Can anyone help identify this beautiful succulent?

It's the tall one that looks like stacked flowers I'm asking about. Actual height is about 6 inches (15 cm).
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Identify a succulent with flat whorled leaves

So I bought this plant but don't know what it is. Any help would be much appreciated. (I don't know if its pot is the right size but that's what it came in so haven't changed it.) I think it is an ...
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Haworthia fasciata “Zebra Plant” and water?

I'm posting here a picture for my Haworthia Fasciata, and it's in water for 7 days until now. What I've read in blogs and comments of people, is that this plant doesn't support over-watering, but ...
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Help identifying this viney jade like succulent

I purchased this one about a year ago from a garage sale and has tripled in size. It seems to be a jade like succulent that is viney. Any help is appreciated.
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What is this flower-like succulent with hair on the tips?

Could you please identify succulent in the following picture? I like its strange symmetry. What is its hardiness zone? Would it survive the coldness of zone 5, if left outdoors in the winter, while ...
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What is this dark green succulent?

I know this is a very common one, but for the life of me I can't remember that name. What is it called?
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What is the succulent with small opposite red-tipped leaves in this succulent group?

Could you please identify succulent H in the following picture? It has really nice red tones, and I like its shape. What is its hardiness zone? Would it survive the coldness of zone 5, if left ...
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What is the flower-like succulent in this succulent group?

Could you please ID succulent F in the following picture? It looks like a flower, and is similar to D. What is its hardiness zone? Would it survive the coldness of zone 5, if left outdoor in the ...
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What is the turquoise-green succulent in this succulent group?

Could you please ID succulent E in the following picture? I am impressed by its blue color and gentle habit. What is its hardiness zone? Would it survive the coldness of zone 5, if left outdoor in the ...
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What is the succulent with all the leaves coming from the same centre in this succulent group?

Could you please ID succulent D in the following picture? D and F are somewhat different than the rest. What is its hardiness zone? Would it survive the coldness of zone 5, if left outdoor in the ...
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What is the spiky red-tinged succulent in this succulent group?

Could you please ID succulent C in the following picture? I like its reddish color. What is its hardiness zone? Would it survive the coldness of zone 5, if left outdoor in the winter, while keeping it ...