Different Types Of Succulents You Can Bring Home

Different Types Of Succulents You Can Bring Home

Nothing adds more beauty and comfort to our homes and offices, kitchens, or even bedrooms, than indoor plants.  There isn’t a space a houseplant can’t rejuvenate. Add light and water, and you’ve got a growing indoor oasis. Bringing plants into your home is aesthetically pleasing, and – amazingly – plants can also offer strong health benefits that will improve your mood and even reduce fatigue!

NASA has done extensive studies of the role of houseplants in cleansing the air, hoping to capitalize on these benefits for future space stations. Their studies have shown that certain houseplants are exceptionally good at cleansing the air. NASA recommends having 15-18 houseplants for a 1,800-square-foot house. 

Introducing different kinds of plants, like ferns, money trees, pothos, and succulents,  will help you divide your time, and you can place them; accordingly, many plants require less care, and then some plants will need your undivided attention. 

WHY ARE SUCCULENTS DIFFERENT?

Succulents are almost the favorite plants of any house, and they make the ideal houseplants as they require only some love, care, and attention and have a long lifespan. It’s a plus point as it makes it easy for people who work all day. These plants are great for adding structure and vibrance to gardens and homes. 

They have a unique adaptation that enables them to tolerate limited watering than most houseplants/ tHeir thick, fleshy leaves and stems. Their enlarged roots allow them to retain water, so they do not need watering as frequently as other plants. 

Many succulents can be used as corner plants in a home or office or pops of color in a lush garden. And you don’t have to wander much to bring one home; many sites sell succulent plants online.

So, let’s find out what succulent is going to be at your home: 

  • Burro’s tail: also known as the donkey tail plant, is one of the easiest plants to propagate and care for, making it a popular houseplant because it can grow up to four inches with a shape that resembles a tail, hence the name. 

This species is almost a cactus, but all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. They grow best indoors, placed in a well-drained container so that their long stem can drape down off to the edges of the pot.  

  • Aloe vera: is a variety of houseplants popular for its medical benefits. It has grown in tropical climates for years and is only cultivated for medicinal purposes. The healthy compounds of aloe vera are used to ease scrapes and burns, and it is great to have them around the house. 

Other than that, it can also be used for decorative purposes as an indoor plant. It has thick, pointed leaves that are usually green-grey, and leaves are variegated with white spots that start directly from the plant’s base. 

  • Crassula(Cute Succulent in 3 Inch Plastic Pot {FOR PIC REF}) is a genus of succulent plants that contains more than 350 species native to different parts of the world. They come in a wide variety of sizes, rosettes, and colors.  When identifying crassula, you must look for succulent leaves, whether growing in pairs or symmetrically.  

Crassula leaves are triangular in shape and fleshy. However, some other types contain egg-like, finger-like, or rounded leaves. 

  • Panda Plant is one of the most intriguing indoor succulents because of their small and fuzzy leaves. The velvety texture of the leaves and brownish-ed marking on the edges and thus they earned the name “panda plant.”

The panda plant is one of the most interesting indoor succulents and can live for years and rarely flower sometimes if the given environment is legitimate. 

  • The flaming Katy or kalanchoe blossfeldiana: is a common houseplant that is a native of Madagascar. IT can survive from 60-85 degrees and is extremely sensitive to the cold.  They grow best in clay pots, prefer well-lit areas, and produce more buds and flowers when given 10 hours of daylight. 

In the late autumn and early winter, this succulent produces buds with four petals that can be an array of colors from dark reds to gold and even whites.

  • Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora or Kalanchoe luciae): Also called the flapjack succulent, the paddle plant has large spatulate leaves with red margins. The jade-green leaves can turn darker into shades of red and purple when grown in cool temperatures. They can grow up to 10” (25 cm) tall in pots.

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From garden walls to hanging planters, succulents are a great addition to any home or garden. Not only are they easy to care for, but they can help add variety and texture to what might have been a boring design. So pick out the one that will look well placed in your home.