Having well-draining soil is crucial for succulents. The best potting soil for succulents dries out fast but holds some water for succulents to absorb as needed. The root of the plant needs proper water and enough space to breathe and grow stronger. Healthy root results in a beautiful plant.
If you haven’t yet chosen the perfect potting soil for your plants or are nervous about making the right choice, don’t worry! You will get a recipe for soil that works extremely well for indoor succulents and cactus.
What you need to prepare:
A small planter pot
A big planter pot
1 x Regular potting soil
0.5 x Pine bark
0.5 x Compost
0.5 x Coconut coir
1 x Perlite (1/8"-1/4")
1 x Gravel ( 1/8"-1/4", 1 more for mature succulents)
Pour all of them into the big planter pot and stir them well. Done!
After several years of succulents planting, we make our own soil mix. Ready to use and easy to store. If you are new to grow succulents or you can't make your own potting soil, you can give it a try.