Succulent Plants for Indoors


You want to have plants indoor but do not think you have a green thumb. Well friend, try growing succulent plants for indoors.

Succulents are super easy to grow. You don’t have to fret if you forget to water them one week.


tips for Succulent Plants for Indoors

Succulents thrive in dry air and warm temperatures. They have water-storing tissues that allow them to store up water and thrive dry areas including the inside of a home.

The plants need minimum attention. You need to water when the soil becomes dry. There are many different varies of succulents for indoors at your local nurseries.

Not all succulents can live indoors. You should stay clear of the red, purple and orange colors. These succulents do best in outdoors. Look for succulents that are green in color.

I found these great containers that are 4″ in diameter. They are perfect for succulents.

I love all of the different patterns in blue and white. These succulent planters come in a set of 4.

Let’s plant some succulents!

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I am using my favorite Miracle Grow Potting Soil in each of these planters.

I filled up the planter and packed the soil around the inside sides. In the center area I leave a hole for the plant. You can see in the photo below.

It is good to break up the roots around the plant. Carefully, you need to add the potting soil around the plant. Succulents are a little fragile and you can easily break the stems/leaves. Be sure to handle the succulents with care to keep your plant in tack.


When repotting plants, it is important to add plant food into the water. It will help give the plant extra nutrients and help it thrive.

Never over water succulents! They do not require to be watered every week. They do like their roots to be soaked. You need to let the soil dry out between watering. If not, the plant will rot.

Do not water succulents every week. Try watering the succulents every other week or if the soil is very dry to the touch.

You may find that your succulents require more water during the spring and summer months. During the winter months, the plants become more dormant and growth does not occur.

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Where to place succulents indoor

Now it’s time to place you succulents in a good place. Succulents love sunlight. The best place for them is in a place with plenty of sunlight.

I have these planters in my kitchen window. How beautiful would one of these planters look on a nightstand or a side table. It would be perfect on a coffee table on top of some stacked books.

I love how they turned out!

Some of my personal favorite Succulents Plants for Indoors:

  • Jade Plant – One of my favorites
  • Hens and Chicks – Another great one that you can start new plants from.
  • Aloe – Another great one to have on hand. You can break of a stem to treat a burn.
  • Christmas Cactus
  • Zebra Haworthia – I have several of these and love them.
  • Burro’s Tail – Perfect for a hanging planter.
  • String of Pearl – Another great one for a hanging planter.

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  1. I love your tips and tutorial for indoor succulents, Tammy. Those post are adorable, too! Thanks for sharing at Tuesday Turn About. I’ll be featuring you at this week’s party! Pinned!

  2. Thanks for the great tips. I have some succulents that I may have been over-watering. I’ll cut back thanks to your advice!

    Niky @ The House on Silverado

    1. Niky, I learned the hard way many years ago. They are not like my other plants and need less water. Now I can grow them indoors and outside. They are pretty low maintenance plants. Good luck!

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