There’s not much more adorable than a cute little plant that adds life to your room, and succulents are ideal for this!
Succulents and there are many types, are generally small plants that store water in their leaves and stems making them easy to maintain and care for. They can be found in such a wide variety of colours, sizes, and shapes and there’s certainly a succulent suitable for any room of your home.
It’s known indoor plants, including these eye-pleasing cuties, help our overall health by absorbing Carbon Dioxide, and emitting Oxygen. So yes, they’re much more than decoration.
Bonus Fact: According to Science, they also aide in purifying air thus improving the ambiance that can help us be stress-free.
Here are 7 adorable mini Succulents and how to benefit your well-being.
Let’s start with the most commonly known succulent.
Aloe Vera, for thousands of years Aloe Vera has been known for its medicinal properties. Its gel-like leaf extract is renowned for healing and moisturizing the skin. Quite often it’s also used as an additive in shampoo for its fresh scent and to benefit a healthy scalp. It has a thick, sturdy leaf and fits perfectly in any space.
Next on our list is a succulent that looks like a veggie.
It’s called the Glasswort, and yes, it’s edible and can be pickled. This small adorable plant can grow in salt marshes, and its ashes are widely used as a source of soda ash which is a common ingredient in making Soaps and also Glass production.
The first cacti in our succulent family are the Pincushion Cactus.
Cacti and succulents are often thought to be interchangeable, though this is not true in all cases. You see all cacti fall can be categorised as succulent plants though not all succulents are cacti. This adorable tiny cactus doesn’t grow taller than 6 inches, is perfectly suited for window sills and also elevated tables that children cannot reach.
Another indoor succulent is the Panda Plant, famous for its fluffy and fuzzy leaves, and its red brownish like tip that adds creative character that complements its velvety leaves.
Roseum is a lovely plant and has a cluster of leaves in a rose-like form with a slightly pinkish tip. This type of succulent needs shaded sunlight in order for it to bloom and it’s an ideal potted plant for somewhere near a window.
This type of indoor succulent is similar to a Bonsai in the way it grows and how it can be maintained.
It has a thick trunk and branches that are also common on bonsais and is characterised by oval-shaped dark green leaves. Other types of this jade can grow with a reddish tip on their leaves which blooms in a star form.
The last plant that has made it onto our list is an outdoor succulent, the Zwartkop which is also called “black rose”.
The Black Rose has a burgundy colored leaf that clusters outwards like a rosette. This succulent needs full sunshine, making it ideal for outdoor gardens.