5 Easy Steps in Beheading Succulents


Succulent beheading can be an intimidating task, but the truth is, it's as simple as 5 easy steps! Follow along to start growing your succulents into new plants with success.

Choose healthy leaves to behead. Remove soft and yellowing leaves.

Choose your cutting


Sterilize your tools with alcohol and gently cut the main stem. Remove the lower leaves to expose the base of the stem.

Cut lower leaves


Allow the stem to dry out and form a callus.

Dry the cutting


Prepare a well draining soil into a pot and water it before planting the cuttings.

Prepare the pot and growing medium


Plant the cuttings into the soil with the cut end tip facing the soil. Dust a rooting hormone, but they grow well without it.

Plant the stem cuttings


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