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Succulents are becoming increasingly popular as indoor or outdoor potted plants. Here are some of the best succulents for sale in Orange County.
Aloe arborescens is perfect for all succulent gardens in Orange County. It is a coastal plant that flourishes with less water and can grow up to 9 inches tall. Aloe arborescens succulent has spiky leaves that stretch 18 inches wide. Another unique feature is its distinctive leaves with fiery color.
The leaf color is determined by how much light the plant receives. Besides being a beautiful plant, aloe arborescens also has medicinal value.
Agave attenuata is one of the popular, low maintenance succulents for sale in California. Planting one is as easy as plucking a rosette from a mature succulent and sticking it on the ground. However, this succulent requires plenty of space to grow as one rosette can spread 6-inches wide. Agave attenuata can be a garden or a potted plant. It can grow on any soil type, including clay. As a potted plant, ensure the succulent receives adequate water to prevent it from drying.
Crassula ovata is a popular succulent among gardeners in Orange County. It is a paddle-shaped plant with shiny leaves clustered on thick branches. Also called the friendship or jade plant, crassula ovata blooms with less water and is easy to reproduce. To transplant a crassula ovata, you only need to pluck a leaf and stick it to good soil. In addition, you can shape the crassula ovata into a bonsai.
As a potted plant, this succulent requires frequent trimming because the top can become heavy and topple over. Excessive watering can destroy the plant.
Euphorbia tirucalli grows into fiery stems resembling a cactus. It is a low maintenance succulent that thrives better in areas with less traffic. One Euphorbia tirucalli can grow 8 inches tall and spread its pointy branches three inches wide. Keep pets and children away from this succulent because its stem sap can cause irritation on contact.
Aeonium haworthii is a unique succulent that comes in different shades and sprouts distinctive, spoon-shaped leaves. Aeonium haworthii has dark-colored variants that complement other succulents like the blue Senecio. This succulent can grow three feet tall and requires occasional watering for the rosettes to keep growing.
Blue Senecio or Senecio mandraliscae is a tiny garden succulent. It sprouts into stems that resemble blue French fries. Blue senecios are drought resistant and require minimal watering. These succulent plants for sale can be used as ground cover for outdoor gardens.
The echeveria agavoides suits small to medium-sized Orange County succulent gardens. It thrives on well-draining soil and requires less watering to grow. Echeveria agavoides sprouts green pointy leaves that stretch up to 12-inches wide. This succulent has the nickname lipstick echeverias because of its red-tipped leaves.
Echeveria topsy turvy
Echeveria topsy turvy is one of the cheap succulents in Orange County, thriving better when potted. It is a pale-colored succulent plant with unique leaves that spread out in a circular form. Botanists recommend the echeveria topsy turvy for indoor plant parenting.
Succulents come in various shapes and sizes. Visit an Orange County succulent nursery to find the best succulents for your home garden. Please contact California Plantscapes at 866-668-2929 to get a quote or learn more about our company/services.
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