When is it a Time to repot succulents and why do you need to repot them?
1. When you received new arrival succulents
Repotting new arrival succulents will help you inspect the roots of the plants, also give you a chance to get them in a more suitable pot and potting mix to keep growing.2. When your succulents look unhealthy even you offer them adequate light and water
If you plant your succulents in right location with right watering frequency, but they look unhealthy. It's time for you to repot your succulents and inspect if the potting soil retain too much water or too dry. Getting them out and into a more suitable one will ensure its long-term health. Click here to learn why potting soil is so crucial for succulents.
3. When your succulents grow faster and the original pot can't hold them.
When succulents become root bound when they outgrow the container they are in. The plant's root system become tangled and you can see the container can't offer enough space for them to grow stronger. This is a good time to repot succulents into a large pot.
How to repot succulents?
What you need to prepare:
succulents, potting mix, top dressing rocks, new pot, shovel, water, scissor
Let's start it!
- Carefully remove the succulent from its original pot.
- Remove soil from the roots by gently rinsing them.
- Trim carefully to remove any sick or dead roots.
- Place the succulent in a cool airy location to dry.
- Fill 3/4 of the pot with new potting mix.
- Dig a shallow hole for the roots and add more soil to cover them.
- Add a layer of rocks on top of soil to decorate the succulent. Done!
- Place the potted succulent in an airy location and water it after one week.( Succulent needs time to get stabilize in new soil.)