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You can find special cactus and succulent mixes at the nursery, or even use an African violet mix. Tiny House, Big Living 6: Gently loosen other soil, and sift new soil around the roots, using your fingers or blunt end of a pencil to tamp it lightly as you go.
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Indoor succulents grow best in bright light. Planting succulents indoors is not done much different from other plants in pots. Related Stories.
If you water succulents too much , the stems and roots may rot and the leaves will drop. Close 0 items. By Linda Ly What are Succulents? See more tips and container-plant design ideas for our favorite succulents: Pedilanthus develop their best foliage colors with at least a few hours of direct sun, and get Portulacaria, Sedums, and others get very leggy and weak if not given bright light, exceptions such as Sansevieria and Hoya tolerate fairly low light levels.
Succulents like it dry.
Plus a few more tips for growing healthy succulents: How To Outdoors Gardening. Conduct experiments. When first learning how to pot succulents, you will notice how shallow and brittle their roots are.