4. Mist every day or two, and if leaves pucker. In 2 weeks, some varieties may have already started to form roots. Within a month, most plants should be showing roots and will need soil for nourishment. All should now be transplanted to their
5. If your area is frost free, plant the succulents outside. Otherwise, plant indoors on a sunny windowsill. Always use fast-draining cactus/succulent soil for these plants.
6. Once planted, water again ONLY when the soil has completely dried out (about an inch down). Do not over water—it's the main cause of succulent death.
Cuttings are yet-to-be-rooted plants. They have been hydrated, clipped to order, and carefully packed. Succulents best maintain their colors in indirect sunlight. Without light, the plants may lose color; without water, they may pucker—this is just temporary. The time in transit allowed the cut ends to callus (form a “skin”). They are now ready for rooting.
“Extra” leaves in the package?
Do not toss them! They, too, may root and become bonus plants!