When you have an idea to start gardening or planning to grow plants, you might choose selective plants to grow at your home and garden. You might even revise all the best plants to grow at your home, right? Well, here comes succulents which would be growing best if you start to water them. While these succulents are beautiful and captivating by its stylish look, it is also easy to maintain. And if you are not convinced by these reasons, here are some more effective reasons to grow succulents in your home and garden.
TOTALLY TRENDY AND MODERN: Known to be trendy and modern plants for years, succulents could even grow in coffee mugs and teacups more creatively as well.
KNOWN FOR LOW-MAINTENANCE: Although succulents are trendy and modern, you do not need to invest more time in watering and maintaining the plants. These plants are low in maintenance which means they do not need your frequent attention. So, here are some succulent kinds like the snake plant, aloe vera, jade plant, and crown of thorns which could be grown indoors.
BEST FOR ITS MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Some succulents are edible as they incorporate medicinal properties. Yucca, for example, has been praised for its anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants which could be thus useful in easing arthritis pain. Also, Aloe vera gel is highly beneficial in healing minor burns and rashes and even cures digestive tract-related issues as well as lowers inflammation.
MULTIPLIES AND GROWS ANYWHERE: Succulents could grow both indoors and outdoors according to their variety. While some succulents wish for full sun, some could grow indoors with little sunshade too. Make sure to use well-draining succulent soil. You should also use planters along with proper drainage holes to maintain a healthy root.
ACTS AS A BEST AIR – PURIFIER: Some succulent types including the Snake plant and ZZ are good at purifying the air in your surroundings. It would purify the indoor air by decontaminating air pollutants such as xylene, toluene, and carbon dioxide.
AMAZING DROUGHT-TOLERANT PLANTS: Succulents are known to the best choice if you are a busy or beginner gardener. This is because they would accumulate water in their plump foliage and no need to water and add fertilizers frequently. Meanwhile, overwatering could lead to root rot in the plants.
PROVIDES UNLIMITED OPTIONS: Available in unique shapes, patterns, and colors, succulents could proffer you unlimited options. Some succulent types would change their color from green to bright red or orange under the full sun which depends on the location and weather. Interestingly, you could grow smaller species in a little teacup or trailing succulents or even choose yarns of planters in hanging baskets as well.