How to Care for Succulents and Keep Them Looking Picture-Perfect

Jade Plant (Crassula ovata):

Known for its bold jade green color and low maintenance requirements, the jade plant has been a popular houseplant choice for decades. It only needs to be watered every few weeks, making it ideal for busy plant enthusiasts.


Native to Africa, Madagascar, and the Arabian peninsula, aloe plants are famous for producing a skin-soothing gel. While there are over 300 species of aloe, only a few contain the well-known medicinal properties.


Similar in appearance to aloe plants but typically larger and spikier, agave plants are native to the Americas. They are sometimes referred to as "century plants" because they only bloom once in their lifetime.


These rose-shaped succulents with thick, waxy leaves are often the first image that comes to mind when picturing succulents. Native to Mexico, Central America, and South America, Echeveria are prized for their colorful leaves and flowers.


Popular for their beautiful blooms, kalanchoes are a favorite succulent houseplant. However, they should be kept away from humid areas and pets, as they can be toxic to animals.

Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata):

Despite its name, the ponytail palm is actually a succulent. Thriving on neglect, this houseplant is perfect for those who tend to forget about watering.

Snake Plant:

Renowned for its low maintenance nature, the snake plant is a popular choice for indoor spaces. Placing it near the entrance of your home is believed to bring good fortune according to plant feng shui.

String of Hearts Plant (Ceropegia woodii):

Originating from South Africa, this elegant trailing succulent makes a great hanging houseplant and even produces blooms.


Available in various shapes and colors, sedum plants offer a low-maintenance alternative for landscaping and ground cover. With their unique appearance, they add visual interest to indoor and outdoor spaces alike.