Succulent Care And Tips

The demand for succulent plants has rapidly increased. Instead of artificial decoration, people have started understanding the significance of indoor plants and making them a part of their home decor.
People nowadays either order succulent plants online or buy one from the local market. But, they often fail to take care of them because of a lack of knowledge. We know you want to keep your succulent plants alive and feel the positive vibes all the time. Therefore, we have laid down different succulent plants and their care tips which you should know before bringing one home.

Succulent Care and Tips

  • Cactus Plant
  • Jade Plant
  • Succulent Plant
  • Ball Cactus Plant
  • Cereus Tetragona
  • Crassula Campfire Plant
  • Crassula Ovata Plant
  • Euphorbia Trigona
  • Evergreen Calathea Plant
  • Ficus Black Plant
  • Ficus Compacta Plant
  • Ficus Malpighia Ball Shaped Plant
  • Ficus Microcarpa 100gm Plant
  • Goni Aloe Variegated
  • Grafted Cactus Plant
  • Haworthia Plant
  • Hoya plant
  • Kalanchoe Plant
  • Rabbit Cactus
  • Succulent Euphorbia Lactea Plant
  • Variegated Jade Plant

Plant Name

Sunlight

Temperature

Water

Fertiliser

Cutting Tips

Cactus Plant

Bright Light, indirect sunlight

Summer: 70 to more than 80 degrees Fahrenheit
Winters: 55 degrees Fahrenheit

Spring & Summer: Once or twice per week
Autumn & Winter: Occasionally, when the soil dries out

During the summer month, while watering

Remove limbs at a branch point, be careful, do not cut the main stem and snap off the old leaves.

Jade Plant

Very Bright Light Indoor/outdoor

18 to 24 degrees Celsius




Once in every 2-3 weeks

After a month of planting, feed them while watering

Prune only when you see dead, dying or shrivelled branches

Succulent Plant

6 hours of sun per day

7 to 50 degrees Celsius

14-21 days

During spring and in late summers

In early spring, just before the new growth begins

Ball Cactus Plant

Bright light

20 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit

Water only when soil is dry to touch

Once per month during summers

Pluck off dead flowers or cut off the affected area

Cereus Tetragona

Bright light

70 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit
In winters, 50 degrees Fahrenheit

Water only when soil is dry to touch

Feed monthly during spring and summers

Prune when it’s overcrowded or after blooming

Crassula Campfire Plant

Full/Partial Sunlight

Above 30 degrees Fahrenheit

Once or twice a week if extreme heat

Once every month during the growing season

Remove spent blooms

Crassula Ovata Plant

Bright light with some direct sunlight

7 to 12 degrees Celsius

Water regularly during spring and summer

Every fortnight in spring and summers

Remove overgrown branches during spring or early summer

Euphorbia Trigona

4 hours of bright indirect sunlight

Below 55 degree Fahrenheit

Water when the soil dries out till 1 inch

Once a month during spring and summers

Cut off when you feel arms are too heavy

Evergreen Calathea Plant

Medium-light, indirect sunlight

18 to 27 degrees Celsius

Keep soil moist with proper watering

Monthly during the growing season

Remove brown or yellow leaves if they occur

Ficus Black Plant

Bright indirect light

Above 60 degrees Fahrenheit

Water when topsoil is dry to touch

Once a month during spring and summers, once in every two months during fall and winters

Cut just before a growth node

Ficus Compacta Plant

Bright light in summers

Moderate light in winters

Above 60 degrees Fahrenheit

Water weekly during summers

In three to four weeks during the active growth period

Every time you count up to 10 new leaves, remove 4-6 fresh leaves in the process.

Ficus Malpighia Ball Shaped Plant

6 hours of bright indirect light

Above 20 degrees Fahrenheit; prefer a warm environment

Use the ‘soak and dry’ method to water

Once a month during spring and summer

Every time you count up to 10 new leaves, remove 4-6 fresh leaves in the process.

Ficus Microcarpa 100gm Plant

6 hours of bright indirect light

Above 20 degrees Fahrenheit; prefer a warm environment

Use the ‘soak and dry’ method to water

Once a month during spring and summer

Every time you count up to 10 new leaves, remove 4-6 fresh leaves in the process.

Goni Aloe Variegated

Bright sunlight, full sun or partial shade

50 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit

Water regularly, let the soil dry during watering. Decrease the watering during winters

Throughout the growing season

Remove the dead flower stem every season

Grafted Cactus Plant

Partial sunlight

50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit

Once a week during summers

Once per month during summers

Pluck off dead flowers or cut off the affected area

Haworthia Plant

Bright indirect to direct sunlight

65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit

2-3 weeks in direct sunlight

Once a month in the active growing season.

Remove dead or dying stem or if overgrown

Hoya Plant

Bright, natural light

Above 60 degrees Fahrenheit

Every week in summer and every 2 weeks in winters

Feed once a month from spring to fall

Remove stems in spring before vigorous growth begins

Kalanchoe Plant

Bright, indirect light

Above 50 degrees Fahrenheit

Allow your plant to get dry between watering, water when soil is dried

Feed it every few weeks when blooming

Remove spent flowers

Rabbit Cactus

Bright, direct sun

45 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit

Water when top 1 inch feels dry

Feed the actively growing plant with a watering

Remove limbs at a branch point, be careful, do not cut the main stem and snap off the old leaves.

Succulent Euphorbia Lactea Plant

Partial light

Above 40 degrees Fahrenheit

Use the ‘soak and dry’ method to water

Feed every month from spring to fall

Remove damaged stem, dead leaves or unwanted side growth with sharp pruning shears

Variegated Jade Plant

5-6 hours of bright sunlight

65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit

Water only when top half-inch feels dry

Every fortnight in spring and summers

Prune only when you see dead, dying or shrivelled branches


We hope our tips help you to take care of your succulent plants. It might not be an easy task, but it’s not that difficult too. With proper knowledge, you can keep your beautiful succulent plants alive.

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