14 Indoor Succulents India | Types of Indoor Succulent Plants

Last Updated: 19.10.2023
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Succulents are known for their forgiving nature and exceptional beauty! Here are some of the most popular Indoor Succulents India you should grow!

Thanks to their low maintenance and easy to care nature, Succulents have become quite popular!  Due to their high adaptability, many creative gardeners love to keep these beauties by growing them in colorful pots, terrariums, wine bottles, etc. So, here is a list of some stunning Indoor Succulents India that every Indian gardener must grow!

Best Indoor Succulents in India

1. Burro’s Tail

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Botanical Name: Sedum morganianum

This drought-tolerant succulent has dangling stems with green to gray color foliage. It loves warm climate and has minimal water requirements. You can propagate a new plant through its one leaf!

2. Hens and Chick

Botanical Name: Sempervivum tectorum

Commonly known as houseleeks, this succulent grows in a cluster of the rosette. The main plant is known as the hen, and the offsprings around it are called chicks. These chick offsprings sprout their roots, becoming an independent plant.

3. Jade Plant

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Botanical name: Crassula ovata

Also known as a lucky plant, the fleshy, glossy, and oval leaves growing on the burgundy stems along with seasonal white to pink flowers. Reaching up to 3-5 feet tall, it can be easily propagated through stem and leaf cuttings.

4. Snake Plant

Botanical name: Dracaena trifasciata

The architectural shape of this plant, especially its tapered leaves, escorted with the cream-yellow border across the edges makes it stand out from all the succulents. This plant can stay without water for weeks and doesn’t ask for much attention.

5. Zebra Haworthia

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Botanical name: Haworthia attenuata

This clump-forming plant has dark green fleshy foliage with white stripings all across that resemble a zebra stripings. Growing up to 2-8 inches with tiny, yellow flowers, it is one of the best indoor succulents.

6. Stone Crop

Botanical name: Sedum

Thanks to its five-petaled flowers in the shades of white, yellow, pink, purple, and red, this succulent is a great way to introduce some colors in your home! It is available in tall and creeping varieties.

7. Lace Aloe

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Botanical name: Aristaloe aristata

This stemless plant has a rosette of triangular leaves, heavily marked with white bumps or blotches and have soft spines at its edge and tip end. During fall, it produces showy, tubular flowers of orange-red shade.

8. Glasswort

Botanical name: Salicornia

Growing up to 4-20 inches tall, the glassswort has jointed stems and branches. The color range from pale green to copper-red. Its young shoots are edible and are consumed in the salad or stir-fried dishes.

9. Hoya


Botanical name: Hoya carnosa

Also known as valentine plant or sweetheart wax plant, Hoya plant consists of large-sized, thick, fleshy, and heart-shaped leaves. It produces a cluster of pink-hued and red-eyed, waxy flowers that emit sweet fragrance in the surroundings.

10. Agave

Botanical name: Agave americana

The plant has pale green leathery leaves arranged in a rosette form with small spines along the edges and the tip of its leaves. Its leaves color may vary from a green bluish to silver-gray. The plant also bears a yellow flower at the center of the rosette.

11. Ponytail Palm

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Botanical name: Beaucarnea recurvata

This succulent plant has narrow, green leaves that have a habit of dangling down that gives it a palm-like appearance. Its curled leaves growing from the solid, bulbous trunk make it visually stunning.

12. Sticks on Fire

Botanical name: Euphorbia tirucalli

Also known as Indian tree spurge, this succulent has pencil-like thin and fleshy branches, draped in yellow to a red shade. During winters, it produces a cluster of yellow flowers.

13. Yucca

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Botanical name: Yucca filamentosa

This perennial succulent has an architectural rosette of sword-shaped leaves that can add a bit of drama in the interior. White to cream flowers emerge every year from summer to early fall from the center of its rosette.

14. Aloe Vera

Botanical name: Aloe barbadensis miller

Aloe vera is one of the most common plant thanks to its medicinal and healing properties. The thick, fleshy, and green leaves of aloe are filled with the sap that is utilized by many pharmaceuticals and cosmetic industries.

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