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Can succulent cuttings go straight into soil?
The cuttings can be planted directly in the ground in summer. Don't water the cuttings for a week or so to allow the base to dry off. In cooler months, leave them out of the ground for a week before planting. In around a month the cuttings will take root and the top of the cuttings will grow soon after.
Can succulent cuttings be planted immediately?
The plants should have a "callous" on them, meaning that the bottom of the plant has dried out. This forms a few days after cutting the succulent, so you should wait a few days before planting freshly cut succulents.
Should I water succulent cuttings?
Begin Watering Once Roots Sprout
Unlike propagating other plants, it is important to wait to water a new succulent cutting until roots have developed. Since succulents do not require a lot of water to begin with, watering a cutting before it has developed roots can quickly result in the cutting rotting under the soil.
How do you plant bare root succulents?
Dig a shallow hole in the new soil, place your succulent in it, then cover the roots with more potting soil, tamping firmly to stabilize the plant. Be sure to add enough soil to reach the base of the plant, but don't cover any leaves or let the leaves rest on top of the soil!
How do you grow succulents without roots?
What to do when you first buy a succulent?
When you first get your succulents, they might be thirsty from their long journey! Stick your finger down into the soil, and if it's completely dry, give them a good soak. Typically, succulents need watering every 7–10 days (less in the wintertime), enough time for the soil to completely dry out.