Smaller ones might look cute, but nothing can match the magnetism of Big Leaf Succulents! We’ve gathered the best ones for your collection.
Succulents with big leaves can be a cool addition, whether you have a spacious yard or a cozy apartment. These easy-to-care-for plants don’t demand too much attention and look nice in creative pots!
Big Leaf Succulents
1. Snake Plant
Botanical Name: Sansevieria
Snake plants boast tall, upright leaves with variegations. They are perfect for beginners and available in many varieties with big leaves, just like this Sansevieria masoniana above
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2. Giant Blue Echeveria
Botanical Name: Echeveria ‘Giant Blue’
This stunning Echeveria lives up to its name with large powdery blue leaves in rosettes that can reach up to 8-10 inches across.
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3. Sunburst Aeonium
Botanical Name: Aeonium ‘Sunburst’
This big leaf Aeonium has lime-green foliage that can be up to 6-8 inches across in length with vibrant yellow edges.
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4. Felt Bush
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe beharensis
The Felt Bush is a fuzzy leaf succulent with gray-green leaves that resemble felt fabric – hence the name. It is a slow grower, but its leaves can be 5-6 inches long once mature.
5. Whale’s Tongue Agave
Botanical Name: Agave ovatifolia
Whale’s Tongue agave has thick, fleshly leaves shaped just like, well, whale’s tongue 👅. They grow 2-5 feet tall but can reach amazing heights and widths with flowers, as seen in the image!
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6. Madagascar Palm
Botanical Name: Pachypodium lamerei
Don’t be fooled by its name. Madagascar Palm is a succulent shrub with a spiny trunk and large glossy leaves. It can grow up to massive dimensions!
7. Black Rose
Botanical Name: Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’
This black beauty has rosettes of deep purple-black leaves that can be 4-6 inches in length. It needs bright light and shimmers in the sun.
8. Dinner Plate Aeonium
Botanical Name: Aeonium tabuliforme
The Dinner Plate Aeonium has flat rosettes of blue-green leaves that can be 12-18 inches. The plant also grows yellow flowers in late spring.
9. Tree Stonecrop
Botanical Name: Sedum dendroideum
This shrub-like sedum is also known as “false hens and chicks,” it has amazing green and yellow leaves with red tips. The plant can reach up to 6 feet tall and has 4-5 inch long leaves.
10. Foxtail Agave
Botanical Name: Agave attenuata
Agaves might be slow growing, but they make up for it with their massive foliage – this Foxtail agave has 2-3 feet long leaves!
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11. Donkey Ears
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri
If you look at the leaves of this Kalanchoe variety, they’ll remind you of donkey ears, which can easily grow 1-2 feet long.
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe luciae
This Kalanchoe variety has leaves with a red hue, which can be 4-6 inches long. If you want good color, keep it in slight stress.
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13. Tree Houseleek
Botanical Name: Aeonium arborium
An amazing succulent with big waxy rosettes of green leaves that are 3-4 inches long. They also get a red tint under stress or direct sunlight.