10 Interesting Facts About Succulents

No matter where you live, there are outdoor and indoor succulent varieties you can rely on. Growing succulents doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, they are extremely easy to care for, come in just about every color from the rainbow and look very cute all year round. This plant is very popular nowadays, so I rounded up 10 Interesting Facts About Succulents. Are you excited?

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Things You Never Knew About Succulents

  • Succulents originate from dry, desert locations such as Africa

Succulent plants first cropped up in locations with long dry seasons, since they store water in their leaves.

  • They got their name from the Latin word “sucus” which means juice or sap

Succulents have thick, sap-filled leaves, that actually help them survive in extremely warm conditions.

 

 

I rounded up some amazing succulent gardens to inspire you to decorate your interior and yard. So, let’s check them out! Enjoy and have fun!

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  • Approximately 60 different plant families contain succulents

Including plant families like Xanthorrhoeaeceae and Cactaceae.

  • You can find a succulent in just about every color of the rainbow

Green succulents may be the most common, but you can also find red, orange, pink, purple and blue!

  • Generally, this plant is pest resistant

This is just another reason why succulents are so easy to maintain.

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  • There is a chance to use succulent cuttings to grow new plants

This process is called propagating. All you need to do is to snip off a succulent leaf, let it dry and plant it.

  • Cacti are succulents but not all succulent plants are cacti.

Succulents are often confused for cacti. 

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  • Did you know that there is a succulent named after a donkey’s tail

This succulent is adorable and look very sophisticated.

  • The Christmas cactus is a succulent poinsettia

This cacti bloom just in time for Christmas holidays, which is the reason for their name.

  • You can make beautiful jewelry with this plant

And it grows as you wear it! You can show off your green thumb on your fingers, ears or wrist.

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So, what do you think about these succulent gardens my dear people? Do you find them attractive? And what about the facts? You can share your comments with me! Thank you for reading! Enjoy in the rest of your day and don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer!

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