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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.