How to maintain succulents (succulents)? - The Mimipots

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How to maintain your succulents (succulents)?

How to maintain our succulents, also called succulents?

In this article, we are going to talk about succulents!

These beautiful little plants that harmonize and blend wonderfully into the Mimipots.


First, they love the sun,☀️ then expose them as much as possible.

A window facing south is best to satisfy your succulents' need for light exposure.

In addition, remember to turn the pot every now and then so that your plant is completely affected by the rays of the sun. This allows it to have a more natural growth.

Regarding watering, personally I water my plants with a pipette or a “pouch pouch”. See photo below. During sunny periods, especially summer, succulents should be watered about every two weeks. It is important to water them enough, because this is the time when they gorge themselves with water and make their reserves.

very important, Earth must be completely dry before the next watering, otherwise your plant may rot.

How well water ?

Looking at the leaves is a good indicator to see if they need water. If the leaves are turning yellow and limp, this is a sign that there is probably too much water. On the contrary, brown leaves can indicate that they are lacking in water. Here again, it would be preferable to inquire according to the plant.

Also, don't worry if you see leaves falling at the base of your succulents, it's a natural process. Simply remove the leaves with your fingers or tweezers.

Preferably, there must be a hole under your pot to drain the water, otherwise it is necessary to space the waterings even more or to water in less quantity. Otherwise we can keep the pot in which our plant was purchased and only put it in a “flowerpot”.

Mimipots can be used as a cache-pot or simply as a pot.  

For the soil, I use a mixture specially designed for cacti and succulents of the brand "Fafard" at Botanix or that of "Miracle-gros" at Rona.

Small interesting fact, we can easily reproduce these beautiful plants with patience. 


I just want to clarify that I am not a specialist, I share some of my knowledge with you, for more information please refer to real specialists! On the other hand, it always gives me great pleasure to answer your questions and even do some research to find out more!

Thanks for reading my article!


Myriam - The mimipots


Jar suggestions: Garnet; Onyx

How to repot succulents: