The Succulent FAQ
By Cassidy Tuttle
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Learn how to keep your succulents alive and healthy! You'll learn the essentials for succulent care plus answers to commonly asked questions about succulents. We'll cover everything from buying, planting, soil, watering, design and more!
||CleanWhen Should I Repot Succulents with Pups?||There's nothing better than when your succulents propagate on their own. But when is the best time to repot succulent pups? Find out in this week's episode.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to save a succulent with a black stem||Have you ever noticed your succulent dropping leaves or the stem turning black? In this episode, you'll learn what to do if your succulent has a black stem, and the steps you can take to save it.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWatering Succulent Propagation Leaves||When you're propagating succulent leaves watering is a bit different than watering a full plant. In this episode you'll learn the proper way to water succulent leaves and how to tell if they're getting too much or too little water.||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen should I transplant succulents?||Find out when to transplant your succulents from indoors to outdoors in this week's episode!||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDo Succulents Split at the Stem?||With so many varieties of succulents, it can be difficult to tell if the way your plant is growing is normal for its species or not. Find out if it's typical for succulents to split at the stem in this week's episode.||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to help tender succulents with frostbite||No matter how hard you try to protect your succulents, sometimes the weather doesn't cooperate and they still get frost damage. Click here to find out how to help your succulents that have been exposed to the cold.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do I know when my soil is completely dry?||Knowing when your succulent soil is completely dry doesn't have to be complicated! In this episode I teach you a few of my favorite tips to know when it's time to water again!||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat succulents can be planted together?||While most succulents can be planted together without any problems, some will do better together than others. Find out how to choose succulents to combine for your next arrangement in this episode!||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat happens to the stalk of a succulent after I behead it?||Beheading succulents is really exciting! But, your first time can be a bit scary or daunting. In this episode I'm sharing what to expect once you chop the head off of your succulent.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould I remove glued on rocks or top dressing?||A top dressing is a decorative rock placed on the top of the soil in an arrangement. Sometimes, retailers will glue the rocks in place to make them easier and cleaner to transport. Find out what you should do about this in today's episode!||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan succulents stay outside all winter?||If you live in a climate with 4 seasons, especially one with harsh winters, there are some succulents that will grow outdoors year round for you! Find out more about cold hardy succulents in this episode.||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWater Therapy for Succulents and Planting Succulents in Pumice||Today I'm talking about a somewhat controversial topic in the world of succulents: Water Therapy. This technique is something that is helpful to know about, but has fairly limited applications. Find out what it is and when to use it!||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdjusting to growing succulents in warmer and drier climates||Succulents can be grown in just about any climate, but you do need to make some adjustments. Find out how to grow succulents in hot and dry climates!||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow close together should succulents be planted?||Succulents can be planted close together or spread out a little. Find out the pros and cons to each planting method.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Water Succulent Plants||Watering Succulents: Wondering how often you should be watering your succulents? Find out all the ins and outs of how to water succulents with the tips in this episode. You’ll be surprised at how much water these drought tolerant plants need!||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Save Dying Succulents from Watering Problems||Wondering how to save a dying succulent? Or are you worried that your succulent may be dying due to over- or under-watering? Find out how to tell for sure in this episode!||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat to do with Stretched out Succulents or Succulents Growing Tall||If succulents don't get enough sunlight they begin to grow tall and stretch out. Find out how to prevent stretching and how to "fix" succulents that are already stretched out.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to get rid of mealy bugs on succulents||Mealybugs are one of the most common pests that infect succulents. Learn a simple way to get rid of them that is safe for the succulents!||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Propagate Succulents from Leaves||Learn how to propagate succulents (grow more) from the ones you already own with this easy to follow tutorial on propagating succulents from leaves!||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChoosing Pottery to Help Your Succulent Grow the Best It Can||The right succulent pots will make all the difference in growing healthy succulents! In this episode you’ll learn about the materials to choose, what size of pot your succulent needs and more! Learn how to choose a succulent friendly planter.||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Succulent Soil is So Important and Can Determine How Long Your Succulents Stay Alive||Using incorrect soil for succulents is a quick way to kill them. Having well draining soil is crucial to prevent rot and ensure your succulents grow healthy. Find out what what makes a good succulent soil and where to find soil that will work for you!||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTips for Planting Succulents to Ensure They Survive in Their New Home||Before you plant your succulents in a new pot, make sure you know these best practices for planting succulents. These tips will help you avoid common mistakes and ensure your succulent grows happy and healthy in it's new home.||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to identify succulents (and why you should know the name of your succulent)||Knowing what types of succulents you own can help you better care for them because not all types of succulents need the exact same care. Use the methods I show you in this episode to determine what succulents you own.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Can Grow Succulents Anywhere! Tips to Help Your Succulents Thrive||Succulents can grow anywhere in the world as long as you know what type of care they need. The right type of succulent, soil, water and pottery are a few crucial elements. This episode gives you basic care tips to keep your succulents alive anywhere!||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Little About Cassidy Tuttle and The Succulent FAQ Podcast||Get your succulent questions answered! Discover how Cassidy came to grow succulents (and create this podcast) plus, understand the basic format of this podcast. Submit your own question to be answered in the podcast at thesucculentfaq.com/question/...||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great information and really easy to digest. This is a great podcast for folks who need accessible, simple information for caring for their succulents. Thanks for the great work!
Learning about how to care for your succulents
Really helpful to learn how to care for your succulents. It's very convenient to be able to listen to Cassidy's podcast while I commute to work!
Jammed packed with useful tips
I have learned so much about succulent care from Cassidy and this brand new podcast! From someone who has a lot to learn, thank you for making your episodes full of useful tips! Love it!