Succulents are special plants that can store water and nutrients in their leaves. This feature allows succulents to survive in warm and dry environments.

In fact, the word succulent is derived from the Latin word sucus – which means sap or juice.

Because succulents store nutrients and water in their leaves, they are easy and low-maintenance plants to care for.

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Types of Succulents

There are many types of succulent plants, which come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes for your indoor decor or cactus garden. 

Check out our directory of 60+ types of succulents.

Succulent Care Basics

Succulent care is simple. Water when soil is dry, give them some sun, and don’t overwater them.

We go in-depth on these topics and more, but we suggest you check out our overall care guide.

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