Cacti and succulents are a global sweetheart, loved especially by the new generation for their ease of growing. Succulents are one of the easiest plants to grow and require minimal care and intervention. Ugaoo has a wide range of exotic succulents and cacti that add the right amount of charm to your space without any extra effort and time.
Succulents are desert plants that literally thrive on neglect and all they need is light and occasional watering. Succulents are excellent for tabletops, shelves, windowsills, and small spaces where larger plants cannot be kept. They are also a great choice for working professionals who have not got enough time for daily gardening but crave a spot of green in their homes, it’s also a great choice for people who travel a lot as succulents can go without watering for weeks when kept indoors. Succulents come in a variety of shapes and colours and form like rosettes, elongated, and growing from a central cluster.
Succulents make for excellent tabletop accessories, especially in our quirky ceramic and concrete planters. Ugaoo also sells premium quality gardening supplies like hand tools, watering equipment, potting mix, and so on. Ugaoo is the best place to buy succulents online in India. All the plants are delivered to your doorstep across India, in excellent condition in our state-of-art packaging that ensures safe transit. Ugaoo offers plant care and professional help for all your plant queries.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Is aloe vera a cactus or succulent?
Aloe Vera is a succulent native to arid desert environments. Its thick fleshy leaves are suited to store water for long periods of drought.
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.