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Getting to know succulents

 

Last updated 5/12/2018 at 9:31am

Cacti shapes are diverse, with many having pointy, rounded, spiky or ruffled leaves, using a variety of them in combination with other succulents can make for an interesting garden.

FALLBROOK – Succulents can be just what indoor or outdoor gardens need. Even though succulents are becoming more popular, there are still some people who are unaware of their attributes. By learning more about succulents, people may become devotees of these unique plants.

The word "succulent" brings to mind juicy, savory foods. But succulents aren't meant to be consumed. In fact, they get their mouth-watering name from their uncanny ability to store water in fleshy stems or leaves. That means they do not require frequent watering like other plants might. Succulents also may prove more dur...



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