The baby toes succulent, also known as the “fenestraria rhopalophylla” is a super unique, popular, and beautiful succulent. This succulent is becoming more and more popular every single day all because of how unique it looks.
It is very unique because it has tubes instead of rosettes that are green/blue/gray. It actually does look like a baby's toes! It will produce white/yellow flowers in the spring, which makes this succulent look even more amazing.
This succulent is fairly fast growing, and can grow all the way up to 3 inches tall. Not the biggest succulent, but it does look amazing and it’s becoming more and more popular every single day all because it’s awesome!
You can grow this succulent indoors or outdoors, it’s your choice! Indoor growing is the most popular for growing this succulent, and more and more succulent lovers are growing it indoors every year!
It can grow outdoors in any location just as long as the weather is warm and suitable for growing succulents. It’s not cold hardy, so don’t grow this succulent outdoors during the cold winter, it will die!
The baby toes succulent is very easy to grow and care for. By the end of this article you will know all of the exact grow and care requirements for both indoor and outdoor growing! You will love growing this succulent because it’s so unique!
Baby Toes Succulent Care
Soil for Baby Toes Succulent
The Baby Toes Succulent must be grown in well-drained succulent soil. Well-drained succulent soil is much needed when growing this succulent, it will protect it from overwatering and of course root rot. Well-drained succulent soil will keep the soil dry at a very fast rate, which will prevent overwatering and prevent the most common killer of succulents known as 'root rot'.
We recommend using 'Ramsey Succulent Soil'.
Ramsey Succulent Soil has ingredients such as perlite, sand, and seaweed. Perlite and sand are known as the best ingredients out there if you want your soil well-drained. The perlite and sand will soak up all the excess water that your succulent does not need, preventing the soil from staying soaking wet for several days. So yes, Ramsey Succulent Soil will prevent mold/bacteria and root rot (the #1 most common reason why a succulent will die) simply because there will be no excess water.
That's not all tho.
What makes Ramsey Succulent Soil arguably the best are the nutrients that's in the soil. These nutrients will help your succulents grow bigger, faster, and healthier.
Ramsey Succulent Soil has seaweed fertilizer, which has 60 trace minerals and nutrients. Yes, your succulents will be absorbing 60 trace minerals and nutrients. This will make your succulents grow bigger, faster, and healthier without a doubt. Compared to other succulent soil, this succulent soil will make a huge huge difference for your plants. Don't believe us? Check out this picture below. You can definitely tell which succulent soil is better for your succulents.
You should water the Baby Toes Succulent 1-3 days a week or when the soil looks or feels very dry. You must make sure to avoid overwatering so root rot does not occur and kill your succulent plant. It's important to use the 'soak and dry' method and only water when the soil looks or feels very dry. Be on the lookout for underwatering and overwatering.
Pot for Baby Toes Succulent
It's important to use a succulent pot with a drainage hole. This will allow the excess water to drain out of the bottom of the drainage hole, keeping the soil dry and preventing overwatering and root rot. It's very important that your succulent pot has a drainage hole, most experience succulent growers know that having a succulent pot with a drainage hole is a must when growing any succulent. If your succulent pot doesn't have a drainage hole no problem! Check out our article on how to grow succulents in pots without drainage holes.
Where to Pant The Baby Toes Succulent
The Baby Toes Succulent isn't cold hardy, so make sure you avoid growing this succulent outdoors during the cold winter season. Avoid growing in temperatures under 30° F (-1.1° C) it will die in cold and freezing temperatures. Make sure to move and grow this succulent indoors during the cold winter season. You can then move it back outdoors once the weather gets warmer. Make sure to grow it outdoors in a succulent pot or container so you can easily move it when you need to.
Plant in an area that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight every single day. Make sure this succulent gets enough sun so it can grow healthy, produce its colors, and avoid etiolation. If growing indoors make sure to place it where it gets enough sunlight. If your house doesn't get enough sunlight, try investing into some grow lights.
How to Propagate Baby Toes Succulent
For leaf propagation, gently just twist and pull the leaf very gently off the stem. It’s very important that you get the full leaf and not let part of the leaf stay on the stem. To make sure you get a very precise cut you can get some trimmers and cut the leaf off. After you cut your leaves off the stem you must make sure you let them sit out for 2-4 days so they can form a callus. After the leaves have formed a callus, go ahead and plant them in well-drained succulent soil.
The baby toes succulent is a very unique, beautiful succulent that every single succulent lover should grow. It’s becoming more and more popular every single day and more succulent lovers are growing it indoors more than ever.
This succulent makes the most awesome edition to your indoor or outdoor succulent garden. It looks so unique and beautiful, it will look great with any of your other succulent plants that you have.
The baby toes succulent is very easy to grow and care for. You now know all of the exact grow and care requirements for both indoor and outdoor growing. Best of luck growing this beautiful, unique succulent known as the baby toes succulent.
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