A Simple Rule Of Thumb That Will Help Keep Your Succulents Alive

Even if your green thumb has wilted away, this super easy tip will help you keep your succulents alive. Photo by robertavinc.

Not even the hardiest of plants are truly unkillable, but many can survive constant neglect as long as you stick them in the right places. Taryn Williford at Apartment Therapy relays some vital information she learned from the floral and decor shop Sage Market + Design:

Succulents in the purple and orange colour family prefer the outdoors. They will prefer your patio or deck to your darker rooms. Succulents that are really very green will do better indoors.

So there you have it, some will fare better in your bathroom, office or kitchen, while others really do need to get regular sunlight and airflow. For more succulent care tips, check out the link below.

Is This The Reason You Keep Killing Your Succulents? [Apartment Therapy]


    Misting succulents? Sounds exactly like the dry landscape they are used to...

    The main problem I see in succulents and cacti is etiolation and over watering. If your plant is getting long and thin at it's growth point, it needs more sun. If your plant rots, you need to water it less.

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