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The Mega List Of Easy To Grow Succulents For Rookie Gardeners

Succulents can be trendy, beautiful, and easy aesthetic additions to your home.

They come in countless different colors and variations.

The ability of succulents to store water makes them practical to grow indoors.

Succulents perfect plants for someone who has no experience with gardening.

Here is a mega list of easy succulents you can grow in your home.

rows of assorted succlents arranged by color

Burro’s Tail (Sedum morganianum)

This succulent is commonly known as the ‘donkey’s tail’.

It is a pretty, easy-to-grow Mexican succulent.

It has thick; blue-green tear-dropped-shaped leaves.

Its rope-like stems can grow up to 30 cm.

It also produces pink flowers, perfect for the outdoor space in your home.

Even if you don’t like gardening you can still keep this succulent, it is a touch succulent, and it can thrive on neglect.

burros tail succulent in hanging basket

Aloe Vera

 If you are a skincare enthusiast, you already know how amazing this plant is.

It has thousands of healing properties, and they are also very easy to grow.

Aloe vera plant is low maintenance yet has so much to offer.

It can add to the aesthetics of your home and your beauty.

They can be found in many sizes, including mini versions.

For the larger types, you need more space because the leaves can grow up to 1.2 meters.

three aloe vera succulents in planter

Foxtail agave (Agave attenuata)

Agave produces a very beautiful rosette of silvery, pale green leaves.

They have sharp spines along the margin of their leaves, making this succulent look dramatic.

They are easy-to-grow pot succulents; agave is a good choice for a lazy gardener.

It is an excellent succulent if you live somewhere hot, dry, and sunny.

foxtail agave growing in cluster


These succulents are the most attractive succulents.

They come in different colors and shapes.

This plant is not only beautiful, but it’s also very hardy.

They do well in unglazed pots, and make sure you don’t overwater them.

These succulents come under the category of hens and chicks.

These succulents have an original rosette called the ‘Hen,’ which produces tiny rosette offsets that are known as the ‘Chicks.’

Echeveria in post being held by person with red shirt

Sempervivum Tectorum

These succulents are commonly known as house leaks.

They produce tiny, pointed star-shaped flowers.

They also fall under the category of hens and chicks and are quite similar to Echeveria Succulents (The Spruce).

These plants are also very tough but do well in cold weather.

hens and chicks succulents up close

Blue chalk sticks (Senecio serpens)

These succulents work best as ground cover plants.

You can grow them over a large garden area because they have a dense growth habit.

They can grow quickly and can extend up to 30 cm.

They produce yellow daisy-like flowers.

These succulents are perfect for summer.

They are maintenance-free but might need a trim now and then.

succulents you can grow at home

Jade Plant (Crassula ovata)

These are the most loved indoor plants, known as the money plant.

It is used for decorating rooms and bringing good luck.

It is a South African succulent known for its thick stems and huge glossy green leaves.

Jade requires some maintenance; you should water it from time to time and not let it dry.

But don’t overwater it wither; that will cause the roots to rot.

Put them in a well-draining terracotta pot for good air movement.

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