There is a common misconception that succulents don’t need water, or need very little. While there is some truth in the “need very little” part, the truth is that succulents like water, and they like to be watered deeply.
We have been enjoying doing a new self-guided tour each year for our visitors at Extravaganza. We started by exploring medicinal succulents, then moved on to explore the native habitats of succulents in our habitat tour, and this year focused on some 101 basics of propagation.
The first step toward being a successful succulent propagator is assembling the proper tools. Below are our recommendations for a successful start.
Echeveria gibbiflora is the largest of all echeveria species, and one of the parent plants of the majority of the large, cabbage-head echeveria hybrids we’ve come to know so well.