7 Easy to Propagate Succulents

Find out which succulents propagate with little or no help! Get a free downloadable pdf with pictures and a description of each plant!

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Most succulents can be propagated from cuttings and many from leaves. There are also a large selection that “pup” or put off new growth all on their own.

If you are just getting started with propagating succulents it can be tricky to figure out which ones propagate from leaves, which do better with cuttings, and which will create babies easily on their own.

Don’t worry though! I’ve put together a PDF to get you started with a few that are extremely easy to propagate and I tell you how they propagate best!

You'll love propagating these succulents! They are so easy!

I’ve tried propagating a wide variety of succulents and it’s clear to me now that not all succulents propagate easily. That’s why I put together this list of 7 easy to propagate succulents for you. I’ve included photos about each of these 7 succulents below as well as links to buy them if you are ready to add them to your collection.

Kalanchoe daigremontiana or Mother of Thousands is a self propagating succulent

First up, we have Kalanchoe daigremontiana, aka “Mother of Thousands”.

You'll love propagating Sedum morganianum from leaves and cuttings!

Next, Sedum morganianum.

Sedum rubrotinctum is a colorful succulent that propagates easily

Sedum rubrotinctum is very similar to Sedum morganianum but more colorful and equally prolific.

Graptoveria Fred Ives is a succulent that propagates very easily

Another favorite propagator is Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’.

Graptopetalum paraguayense or Ghost Plant propagates very easily

For a quick growing option, Graptopetalum paraguayense is a great go to plant.

Graptosedum California Sunset produces new rosettes easily

Another red-hued succulent that propagates easily is Graptosedum ‘California Sunset’.

You'll have no shortage of succulents with Sempervivum arachnoideum!

Lastly, we have Sempervivum arachnoideum.

These are just 7 of some amazingly prolific propagating succulents. I asked my friends in the Succulent Fanatics group what some of their favorite prolific propagators are and ended up with a huge list!

Here are just a few: Echeveria imbricata, Aloe vera, Cremnosedum ‘Little Gem’, Graptoveria ‘Alpen Glow’, Portulaca molokiniensis, Mammillaria elongata, “String of Pearls”, Kalanchoe tomentosa, Mammillaria gracilis fragilis, Kalanchoe ‘Aurora Borealis’, Kalanchoe marmota, Aloe nobilis, and Senecio mandraliscae.


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