Here’s a handy Amazon shopping guide for succulent care items that I find super helpful for all aspects of taking care of my plants.
Diamond Drill Bits
After you get these, you’ll be looking at everything like it is a planter! Remember, that in order to properly water succulents, all containers need drain holes to be able to drench the soil.
Bonsai Jack Succulent Soil #111
Help prevent root rot and overwatering by using a gritty, inorganicinorganic not consisting of or deriving from living matter soil mix like this Bonsai Jack #111. You’ll hear this name come up frequently in forums where people ask for pre-mixed soil recommendations.
Osmocote Slow Release Fertilizer
I mix a dash of Osmocote into my pots when I’m repotting my succulents. This way, I don’t need to worry about overwatering them and the balancedbalanced referring to the nutrient content or NPK numbers. An example of balanced fertilizer has 15-15-15 on the label. nutrients (14-14-14) ensure my succulents get what they need during their growing season.
The narrow spout of this squirt bottle ensures that you can water the soil without getting water on the leaves. You don’t want to damage the farinafarina A powdery coating on succulents that provides protection from the sun and repels water. Also known as epicuticular wax. Succulents that are covered in farina are said to be glaucous. It can be removed or damaged by the oils from your fingers, so handle your farinose succulents with care. or get water trapped between leaves which can lead to rot.