Asked by: Emerio Crastoasked in category: General Last Updated: 5th April, 2020
Should succulents be inside or outside?
Just so, should succulents be kept inside or outside?
Taking indoor succulents outside for the summer. You may have noticed that succulents growing outdoors often seem to be healthier and prettier than those grown indoors. The two biggest reasons for this are more sunlight (which prevents stretching) and better airflow (allowing the roots to dry out more quickly).
Secondly, can succulents stay outside? Many people are surprised to learn that there are lots of succulents that can live outdoors all year, even in snowy climates. Hardy succulents: Tolerate frost and can stay outdoors through below-freezing temperatures. They're ideal for year-round, outdoor growing. In fact, hardy succulents grow better outdoors than in!
Subsequently, question is, do succulents need direct sunlight?
Most succulents need at least 3 hours of direct sun every day, either outdoors or in a window. Sometimes succulents can be damaged by too much direct sun and will become "sunburned," with scars on their leaves. In the summer in hot climates when the sun is harshest, providing filtered sunlight is best for succulents.
Do plants like to be touched?
A new study out of the La Trobe Institute for Agriculture and Food has found that most plants are extremely sensitive to touch, and even a light touch can significantly stunt their growth, reports Phys.org.