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by Christian

I have recently bought two new succulents and have no idea about them.

I was told that they could withstand days without water, but that just sounded weird.

So, my question much should i water them and between how many days?

Also, when do they flower? My guess is in the spring/ summer time but I have them potted, in my house. Therefore, I don’t really know if it is the same. Lastly, how do I know when the plants need to be transplanted.


Hi Christian, they’re not kidding when they say that these plants can go without water for a long time – mine typically survive without any water at all for the winter months, under lights.

During the summer, they require much more water, and more often, say once a week or more, depending on where you live and how dry the air is, and the temperature.

I can’t really speak to when these plants will bloom, because there are many different kinds, from all kinds of species, so without pictures, I can’t tell you what you have and how to specifically take care of them.

Find out what your succulent plants are here.

You can see more about general succulent care here.

Hope that helps,