Succulents store extra water in their leaves, stems, or roots, allowing them to go long periods without being watered (sometimes a month or more).
Many people don’t realize that they still need to be watered regularly when you bring them into your home or garden because they have a reputation for being drought-tolerant and growing in arid conditions.
It’s not a good idea to force your succulents to go without water for weeks or months at a time if you want them to thrive. No matter where you end up planting them, there are a few tips for how often to water succulents that will keep them from drying out and from overwatering.
Must-Know Tips for Watering Succulents
Succulents are not like other types of plants. As a result, if you try to water them like other plants, especially other house plants, they will die!
However, this does not mean you can ignore them entirely.
These two extremes are what give the impression that succulents are challenging to grow. However, with this simple watering method, you will be able to provide enough water for your succulents to thrive.
Keep a Record
How to Water Succulents Indoors
How to Water Succulents in Outdoor Containers
How to Water Succulents in the Ground
So Then Comes The Question....
DO NOT WATER WITH A SPRAY BOTTLE
The Right Soil Is Crucial For Watering Success
Use a Pot With a Drainage Hole
How should I water the succulent leaves or babies I’m propagating?
You can water succulent leaves every day, whether you’re propagating them indoors or outdoors. You want to keep the soil damp (but not sopping wet) so that the leaves can get plenty of water.
Keep an eye on your roots; if they don’t get enough water, they may dry out.