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If succulents could say one sentence everyday of their lives, it would surely be “leave me alone”. One of the easiest and fuss-free plants ever, these desert beauties come in all shapes and sizes and all of them are equally beautiful and today you can buy almost all varieties of succulent plants online and if you want to buy succulent plants online India, you should do it from Ugaoo who sells premium quality succulents online.One of the most common queries that comes to us at Ugaoo is about acclimatising the succulents to Indian homes.

Once you buy succulent plants online to grow succulents at home, the most important thing we need to understand is that they are very different from regular indoor or outdoor plants. Succulents are desert plants that grow with little to no water through the year other than in the rainy season and loose sandy soil devoid of any organic matter.
To grow succulents successfully it is important to replicate their growing conditions with light, soil, and watering and that directly translates to leaving them alone for most part.

How to take care of Succulents in Indian Climate

Succulent plants online are a favourite with all age groups today for their ease of growing, their compact growing pattern, and carefree nature. Their popularity will keep growing for the next decade or so with cactus plants online gaining more traction. With people gravitating towards green gifting options, succulents are a top choice because they can be gifted to almost anyone, irrespective of them being a gardener or not.
Succulents adapt to even harsh conditions. There are a few things that you should keep in mind while taking care of your succulents after you buy succulents plants online.

The best container for your succulents

Succulents don’t need very big pots. The most important factor when selecting a planter/container for your succulents is drainage. After you buy cactus plants for sale online, plant them in planters that need to have a sufficiently large drainage hole for quick draining after watering.
You should always water the roots and not directly from the top to avoid calcium stains of their foliage or branches. Do not over or under water the plants because that can cease plant growth.

The best potting medium for your succulent

Unlike other houseplants, once you buy succulents plants online they will need a soilless potting mixture customised for them. While the market is full of succulent potting mixes, you can make your own at home very easily. One of the biggest pressure points for succulent plants online India is the potting mix, the other being watering.
A good succulent potting mix should contain perlite, coarse sand, wood chips, neem cake powder, compost, and cocopeat are great components.

The correct way to water your succulent

Succulents and cactus plants online don’t require to be watered regularly and they do better on the drier side and are extremely drought resistant. They need to be watered only when the potting mix is completely dry and then some.

Although most of the succulents are good with the sun, they can’t tolerate the scorching sun of Indian summer afternoons. They do great with 3-4 hours of sunlight when they are outside and brightest indirect light indoors.

After you buy succulent plants online, place them where they get good ventilation to dry out the soil, especially in the winter season where it requires breathing.

The correct fertilisers for your succulent

After you buy cactus plants online, give them diluted fertilisers in their growing season of spring and summer. Feeding it with any generic plant fertiliser once a month does the trick.

Winter care for your succulents

Whether you buy succulent plants online India or from a nursery. They can’t survive in freezing temperatures, so don’t leave them out. Damp soil in the winters can result in root rot. That’s why watering further reduces in the winter months.

Here are some of the best succulent plants online India

Agave: Agave is a hardy evergreen succulent plant with a large rosette of narrow, stiffly erect leaves with moderately spaced spines. They are slow-growing plants that thrive on a bit of neglect!

Furcraea: Furcraea is a hardy stemless evergreen succulent, very well suited to Indian climate, hot arid to tropical. Grown for their variegated foliage, they form a fountain of upright, sword-shaped leaves, resembling undulating ribbons.

Yucca: Yuccas are slow growing and drought tolerant hardy plants. Eventually, they typically lose their lower leaves giving the plant a pleasant tree-like appearance.

Senecio: Senecio is a fast-growing succulent plant online with vines and once established, they are extremely drought tolerant, with small, white, cinnamon-scented flowers. They are extremely good-looking in hanging planters.

Haworthia: This succulent famous for a rosette of plump, stiff, upright leaves, Haworthias are a joy to grow and they come in many sizes and patterns and are extremely easy to grow.

Echeveria: One of the most widely planted succulents, Echeveria is well-loved for its rose-like form with fleshy leaves in a rainbow of colours. Echeveria is an evergreen and produces summer flowers.

Sedum: Sedum is famous for its dense, soft foliage that gets heavy as it matures. It looks great trailing out of erect planters with beautifully soft blue-green leaves. They love bright shade or partial sun and grow equally well indoors too.

Adenium: Adeniums are a beautiful choice to add a splash of colour to the garden with flowers that bloom for several weeks in shades of pink during the spring and summer months.

Hens and Chick (Sempervivum tectorum): This succulent grows in a cluster of the rosette. The main plant is known as the hen, and the offspring around it are called chicks. The offspring sprout their roots, becoming an independent plant.

Jade Plant: Also known as a lucky plant, the fleshy, glossy, and oval leaves growing on the burgundy stems along with seasonal white to pink flowers.

Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata): Its tapered leaves, along with the cream-yellow border across the edges makes it stand out from all the succulents. This plant can stay without water for weeks and doesn’t ask for much attention.

Hoya carnosa Also known as valentine plant or sweetheart wax plant, Hoya plant consists of large-sized, thick, fleshy, and heart-shaped leaves. It produces a cluster of pink-hued and red-eyed, waxy flowers.

There are several varieties of cactus plants online, and you can buy premium quality cactus plants for sale online. Ugaoo is one of the best cactus plants online shop india with a wide variety of succulents for you to choose from.

Where can you grow succulents?

Succulents thrive in warm and dry climates. In India, it will thrive where it is hot throughout the year, both as indoor and outdoor plants.

What’s the Correct Pot Size?

Succulents have shallow roots and they do well in smaller pots. While picking the container make sure that the pot has a drainage hole and is only 1 size bigger than the previous pot.

How to Water Succulents?

Water the succulent only when the potting mix is completely dry and wait for a couple of days post that too. Water it from the side, taking care not to wet the foliage. Let the water drain completely from the drainage hole before placing it back.

What is the best light for succulents?

Succulents grow best under direct sunlight. However, overexposure to sunlight can harm them. In India, many states receive harsh sunlight, especially during the summer afternoons.


FAQs

Should I mist succulents?

No, succulents do not require misting at all and misting succulents can lead to leaf and root rot. In Fact it is better to water a succulent from the bottom.

Are Succulents and cactus the same?

It is to be noted that all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. While succulents are thick leaved and moisture retaining plants, cacti have small cottony lumps on their surface from which the prickly thorn and flowers grow. Cacti are tough and have really thick skin and a succulent needs to have these characteristics to be classified as a cacti.

How to take care of cacti and succulents?

"Cacti and succulents are the easiest to care for and require minimal effort on your part they literally thrive on neglect. To have healthy thriving succulents give them ample indirect light and water them when the potting medium is completely dry. It is also important to use the right potting mix for succulents that is light and airy and does not retain moisture. Ensure that the planter has ample drainage and place the plant in an area with bright indirect light or partial or dappled sunlight. Cacti and succulents love well-draining and airy soil that replicates their native growing condition of the desert. The best succulent potting mix comprises of 2 parts sand, 2 parts light garden soil, and one part perlite or pumice."

How often do you water cactus and succulents?

Succulent and cacti are desert plants and are highly drought resistant and require very little watering. The most important thing is to plant the succulent in a correct sized pot in the right potting mix so that extra water is not retained in the potting mix. Water the plant when the soil is completely dry and it normally comes to be once in two weeks. Always water the succulents thoroughly and allow all the extra water to drain off completely.