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!
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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10. Snake Plant
Botanical Name: Sansevieria trifasciata
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.