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Learn the simple technique of growing succulents and still be “ecstatic”

Stone lotus is a beautiful ornamental plant with a diversity of more than 60 species with unique beauty suitable for decorating any space. Thus, growing succulents not only satisfies aesthetic needs but also a fairly simple business path, earning high profits. That is also the reason recently, many young people are interested in growing this plant. Is it difficult to plant and take care of that lotus? Join us to find the answer through the article below about succulent planting techniques Simple and still beautiful “hard to resist”.

Quickly learn the technique of growing beautiful succulents without much effort
Quickly learn the technique of growing beautiful succulents without much effort
  1. Prepare pots and soil to plant succulents

Stone lotus is a drought tolerant plant that does not tolerate waterlogging. Therefore, choosing a succulent pot should have a drainage hole at the bottom, the size of the pot depends on the variety of succulent you choose. It is best to plant succulents in beautifully shaped porcelain pots.

If planted for unique decorative purposes, you can choose a large pot and plant a variety of succulents for easy shaping and impressive styling.

Next, you need to prepare the soil for growing succulents to create the best growth and development environment for the plant. Although succulents are not too picky about soil, in order for plants to be lush and fast to flower, they should choose loose, airy and nutrient-rich soil.

The steps to make land for planting succulents are as follows:

  • Mix a mixture of soil mixed with sand with coir chips, rice husk ash and rotting manure, usually cow manure in the ratio 1:1:1
  • Incubate the mixed soil mixture for at least 1 week and then dry for a few days before planting succulents to remove pathogens and pathogenic microorganisms.
  • Can be added to gravel to create more ventilation for succulent soil, maximum waterlogging resistance
Soil for growing succulents must have high ventilation, prevent waterlogging
Soil for growing succulents must have high ventilation, prevent waterlogging
  1. Choosing varieties, planting and propagating succulents

Depending on the natural conditions where you grow succulents, choosing the right varieties of succulents will ensure the best growth and development. Note to choose beautiful lotus flowers for decoration or those with high economic value if you want to do business.

The process of planting succulents in pots

  • Prepare succulent varieties according to your own interests and purposes
  • Fill in the soil 2/3 full of the previously prepared succulent pot
  • Put the succulent plant in the soil gently, one hand holds the plant steady, the other hand takes more soil into the pot until the soil is full, then stop.
  • Slowly press down on the ground to fix the succulent plant
  • Water after planting with enough water to moisten the soil

Breeding succulents

  • Choose succulent leaves from mature trees, preferably Banh Chung leaves that are neither too young nor too old
  • Place leaves in moist soil or moist sand, place in shade or place with low light intensity with high air humidity.
  • Monitoring for 2 to 3 weeks is that the leaves can grow new shoots, proceed to nurse the plant to form another succulent plant
Planting succulents in trees requires technical attention
Planting succulents in trees requires technical attention
  1. Caring for vegetables in each growth stage


Watering succulents is somewhat more special than other ornamental plants. Specifically, water should not be watered by local misting, causing water to stagnate on the leaves, causing leaf rot, leaf death, and not keeping high humidity for the base and roots.

Instead, you need to prepare a water tank that is set to the sprinkler mode or use a small bottle or glass to collect water. When watering, it is necessary to put water directly at the base of the plant so that the water penetrates the entire soil below, be careful not to let the water splash on the leaves or petioles.

Change the soil and adjust the light

Want a tree stone lotus For green growth, you should conduct a new soil change every 1-2 times. Do not forget to regularly add nutrients to the soil and plants with foliar fertilizers, slow-release fertilizers or dynamic fertilizers.

In terms of light, succulents need direct sunlight for 6-8 hours a day. In the rainy season, you should put the plant in a room or place with a roof.

Pest control

The time of season change between the dry season and the rainy season is the time when succulents are susceptible to pests and diseases. Some common diseases in succulents are mealybugs, leaf rot, fungus, etc.

Growers not only need to prevent pests and diseases, but also need to monitor and detect them in time to be able to intervene in the right way.

Watering succulents should use specialized tools to avoid measuring water on the leaves
Watering succulents should use specialized tools to avoid measuring water on the leaves

Through the above article, we can easily see that growing lotus does not require too complicated techniques. However, in order for plants to grow well and bring high aesthetics, growers need to know the necessary knowledge and skills to apply. What are you waiting for without making some beautiful stone lotus pots to decorate your home? Good luck!

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaney
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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