Succulent Growth

It is interesting to see how differently the succulents grow. Some grow slowly and others quickly. Some I’ve hardly noticed them growing and all of the sudden they seem huge! This has been the most dramatic succulent growth I’ve seen though. I got this guy in the can of succulents from the Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club. I cut off the top and gave it to Anna so she could have a start of it. I figured it would take a month or so before I saw new growth (like others I had cut off) but within only 3 weeks there is really significant growth! I’m so impressed by it! If only all of them could grow that much that quickly :)Here is the “before”:

And the “after”:

3 Responses to Succulent Growth

  1. That’s awesome! I am glad you’re succeeding so well with succulents. They really are addictive! Good to know it’s still growing great for you!

  2. I have 2 hens and chicks plants that, over the winter inside, turned into a “tree” shape full of tiny rosettes up and down the main stalk. I have taken many of the rosettes off and replanted them and they do fine, normal shape. Others are still tiny but developing the “tree” shape already!! Anyone heard of this and what am I doing wrong? They were frosted several times (as I thought they would be over-wintering outside with a friend) before they were brought inside into a kitchen window. They look quite healthy and have grown over the summer outside again. But my “tree” continues to create rosettes that grow large and I cut them off and transplant them elsewhere. Any ideas?

    • It sounds to me like they might not be getting enough sunlight. Usually succulents start to stretch and get taller if they aren’t getting enough light. If you can send me a picture I can see if there’s anything else going on, but I’m guessing it’s from not getting enough light. info@succulents and

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