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6 Ways to Spot a Succulent

Succulents are beautiful plants, especially suited to arid climates as we have in the South Western United States.

Here are a six ways to identify a succulent.

1. The leaves and stems are noticeably plump.
2. The leaves have a waxy looking coating.
3. The plant is healthy growing in a sunny, hot, dry climate.
4. If cut, the leaves have a thick clear sap.
5. The plant does not have a dormant season.
6. The plant will have small flowers, usually yellow, red, or white in clumps once a year.




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