You Didn't Know This About Succulents Currently, succulents are having a moment. Their easy care, availability in almost every color, and cute look have long overdue their popularity. What you should know before picking up your next stonecrop or agave plant:

Succubus are native to deserts and dry climates.
Plants that store water in leaves made their way to areas with long dry seasons (like Africa).

Their name comes from the thick leaves that are filled with sap.
Succulents are named after the Latin word sucus, which means juice. The reference also refers to the nourishing leaves that help these plants survive in extremely warm conditions (meaning they only need to be watered once a week, since they thrive in sunlight and dry air).

There are approximately 60 different plant families that contain succulents.
For example, cacti belong to the Cactaceae family while aloe vera is the Xanthorrhoeceae family.

Almost every color of the rainbow can be found in them.
It's no secret that succulents come in shades of green, but you can find ones in shades of blue, purple, pink, orange, and red as well!

Generally, succulents are pest resistent.
Another reason this plant is so easy to look after. If you experience difficulties outside, you may have scale or aphids on your succulent. If it's inside, the problem might be fungus gnats, mealybugs, woolly aphids or spider mites.

led grow light strip is possible to grow new succulent plants from succulent cuttings.
It's called propagating. Take a succulent leaf, let it dry in the sun, and then plant it in dirt and water.

varieties of haworthia are often mistaken for cacti.
Succulents are often made up of cacti, but not all succulents are cacti. Its thorns, the cactus's version of leaves, are what make a cactus a cactus.

Donkey's tail is the name of a succulent.
Don't you think that it's quite sophisticated?

It is essentially a succulent poinsettia.
Christmas cactus bloom just in time for the holiday season, hence their festive name.

We wear succulent jewelry, which grows when worn.
Due to the low-maintenance required for these plants, you can wear them on your wrist, ear, or finger for weeks at a time.