Propagating Succulents From Leaves

I just saw this post from Savvy Succulents, and thought it would be a great post to share with all of you who love succulents. I live in the desert and I have done this before with some of my succulents and have had great results. Hope you enjoy!!!

Propagation is the process of breeding plants by using leaves, cuttings, pups or offsets. Luckily for us, succulents are extremely easy to propagate with little effort required, but lots of patience necessary. Theres nothing quite like watching your propagating plants grow from a single leaf into a whole new plant. Here is how its done! What […]

via Propagating Succulents from Leaves: How To — Savvy Succulents

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22 thoughts on “Propagating Succulents From Leaves”

  1. I adore succulents, while living in Gozo nearly every front door had a pot of succulents beside it, wonderful! Thank you for linking us to how it is done. I did do some now and then with success but never to late to learn more about it. They are darling little plants. Cheers!

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  2. Most succulents are easier to grow from cutting; and cuttings produce bigger and better plants. I would only grow them from leaves if I needed to grow a whole bunch of copies, or if I only got a few leaves to work with. Sedums grow from leaves that fall on the ground.

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      1. Well, cuttings start to grow at the size they are when you make them. I mean, if you grow a three inch cutting of jade plant, you start with a three inch plant. Those grown from leaves are like growing them from seed. It is effective, and can produce more plants with less stock material, but it is a slower process.
        When I grew giant yucca (which I do not really classify as a ‘succulent’) I took cuttings that were as tall as the bed of the pickup was long. They were instant big yucca plants.


  3. Hello guys! I’m DesertTempest I’m a succulent gardener in Whittier, CA . Follow my blog if your interested in succulent propagation & succulent arrangement ideas! Have a lovely day plant lovers ❤️🌱


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