by aditya abhishek
Succulents have captivated the hearts of plant enthusiasts worldwide with their unique adaptations & stunning beauty. They look so cute that everyone wish to grow them.
Desert with intense heat, limited rainfall, and sandy or rocky soils are one of the most common habitat for succulents particularly in Mexico & South Africa.
Succulent varieties like Aloe, Agave, & Euphorbia thrive well naturally in Mediterranean climates, characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters.
Succulent like Sedum, Sempervivum, etc. species have adapted to high-altitude ecosystems, where they face unique challenges such as cold temperatures, & exposure to strong winds.
If you inteterested in growing succulents, then the first step is to know about their native climatic conditions to understand whether they will adapt in your local climate or not.
Then, prepare ideal potting mix as they hate waterlogged or clayey soils. Mix 50% dried crushed leaves + 10% river sand + 10% cocopeat + 10% cinder + 20% leaf compost.
After planting succulents do not apply too much water. Only mist the soil around the base of the plant. Keep you succulents under bright indirect sunlight and let them grow.
Apply water only when soil in the pot dries completely & fertilize with one handful of leaf compost once after every 60 days. That's enough for growing succulents in your garden.
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