18 Beautiful Succulents that Bear Pups

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Here are some attractive Succulents that Bear Pups to help you multiply them easily, making propagation more easy, quick, and cheap.

If you are looking forward to multiplying easy-to-grow plants, then we have a list of some awesome Succulents that Bear Pups. All you have to do is snip them away from the pot and plant them in a different container. Simple!

Check out the best succulents you can grow from seeds here

Succulents that Bear Pups

1. Hens and Chicks



Botanical Name: Sempervivum

The best benefit of growing Sempervivum is that one plant can produce several pups. According to the variety and space, the plant can form a very long stem for its baby plantlets.

2. Mother of Thousands

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe laetivirens

Mother of-thousands forms small plantlets all over its toothed margins. You can grow new plants by removing these pups. Take more than one to improve the chances of successful propagation.

Here are the most beautiful Kalanchoes you can grow

3. Aloe

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Botanical Name: Aloe

Usually, mature aloe plants bear pups, also known as offsets, plantlets, or babies, that can be removed to form a new plant (technically, they are a replica of the mother plant).

Learn how to re-pot aloe vera plants here

4. Agave


Botanical Name:

Agave plants are monocarpic that grow until flowering and then die. Many agave plants produce pups or baby plants that are genetically similar to the mother plant.

Here are the best Agave plants you can grow

5. Haworthia

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Botanical Name: Haworthia

Most haworthia varieties produce pups or offsets at the base of the plant. They form individual roots and can be easily removed using a clean and sharp shear.

Check out our article on growing Haworthia here

6. Mother of Millions


Botanical Name: Kalanchoe tubiflora

Mother of millions produces small buds all over the margins of the plant leaves that naturally fall off from the parent plant and root in the soil.

7. Aeonium


Botanical Name: Aeonium

Aeonium produces pups between the leaves of its mature rosettes. You can spot them easily at the base of the larger adult plant.

Have a look at the best Aeoniums here

8. Graptoveria

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Botanical Name: Graptoveria

It forms small rosette offsets or pups. To grow, snip the offsets from the main rosette with a clean, sharp knife or scissors and allow them to heal for 1-2 days before propagation. ‘Fred Ives’ is a great variety that also bears pups.

9. Echeveria

Botanical Name: Echeveria

Echeveria produces small pups or suckers at the base of the stem. To grow, remove the pups by using a clean and sharp knife or pruning shears.

Here are the best types of Echeveria you can grow

10. Snake Plant

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Botanical Name: Sansevieria trifasciata

This air purifying succulent produces ‘pups’ from the main plant, which you can remove with the help of pruning shears for propagation. You can also grow the snake plant from leaves

Check out our article on growing snake plant here

11. Living Stone Plant

Botanical Name: Lithops

With age, lithops develop pups or offsets next to the mother plant and create a small colony of plants. You can divide it easily by separating the pups.

Here’s everything you need to know about growing lithops

12. Gasteria

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Botanical Name: Gasteria spp

All gasteria varieties bear pups from the base of the plant, when the plant is fully mature and established, comprising several plantlets.

13. Sedeveria


Botanical Name: Sedeveria

Sedeveria is a cross between sedums and echeverias. ‘Pink Granite’ produces small pups sprouting around the base of the plant, which you can gently pull and divide.

14. Crassula

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Botanical Name: Crassula

This fast-growing crassula offers propeller-shaped green foliage. Varieties like ‘Campfire Crassula’ bear small plantlets that sprout around the base of the plant.

15. Faucaria

Botanical Name: Faucaria spp

Tiger jaws form pups that you can remove and repot for many beautiful baby Faucarias! It also produces yellow flowers that resemble dandelion.

16. Graptosedum

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Botanical Name: Graptosedum

Graptosedum also carries offsets or pups that grow outwards on its stems. Separate them carefully, allow them to heal for 1-2 days, and then plant them in pots.

17. Cactus

Botanical Name: Cactaceae

Many cacti produce offsets that can be easily rooted. Species like bunny ear cactus can be propagated easily by removing their pads.

18. Pink Mother of Thousands

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe ‘Pink Butterflies’

This beautiful kalanchoe forms hundreds of tiny pink butterfly-like pups on its leaves. They look spectacular and are also easy to remove and plant.

Watch this video for more information

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