Still, the colors have mostly gone all green on my succulents. These are changes you can cause or influence, to result in more colorful succulents. I had no idea as to the coloring and that it can change. ~Kat. Wonderful and interesting post. This is where they belong! But are stress and the biological responses to it always a sign of strained health? Botanical Name: Opuntia “Santa Rita” Color: Violet, Pinkish-Red. Looking at the image on the left, it is hard to see why it would be named after the deep, dark syrup. Life happens. The camels of the … BUT! And an organism that has never experienced stress or environmental change is at greater risk when the next change occurs. amzn_assoc_title = "My Amazon Picks"; It is still growing, and the leaves are not brittle and no spots or anything like that, it just looks very discolored (particularly the old leaves, not the new ones). A change in color will alert you to important issues. But don’t worry, stressed succulents aren’t actually stressed out in the way humans get stressed. Last week, I took an in-depth look at how and why stress causes succulents to change color. I hope this helps! And btw, I’m already a very happy member of your fb group it’s immensely helpful and all members seem like one big family…. While you can induce your plants to develop more vivid coloring, you’ll never get one to grow like the one in the image you sent. Please do send me an email with your photos to Kat [at] The Succulent Eclectic [dot] com Excercise is good, too. Succulent plants will often change their color because of stress. Despite their reputation as desert-living plants, there are shade-loving succulents, too. Associated with: succulent leaves turning brown and crispy. I live in the Seattle area so we don’t get a whole lot of sun and wamr between October and april, Hi Taylor, Changing seasons naturally changes the lighting, and does so slowly and gradually. As discussed in detail in last week’s post, physical stress can be understood as any change in optimal conditions that requires a physical response from a living being. Im afraid it will crack off eventually. I figured if a plant could actually survive the harsh winters of the Midwest – think how much happier it would be in San Diego! amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; It’s true! I truly appreciate the support! They are adapted to it! last March. Just to be clear, your plant is still very healthy. Whether or not you choose to use stress for more colorful succulents — it is important to understand the nature and effects of stressed succulents. If you move your plant without easing its way into a new environment, you can face some severe leaf drop. Although we usually think of “stress” as something very negative and to be prevented, physical stress is much broader than that. You would think with all that light, artificial as it may be, I would have colorful succulents. However, succulents such as ‘Kiwi’ aeonium (Aeonium ‘Kiwi’, Zones 10–11) actually prefer shade. Same idea. It sounds like the succulents you chose (or at least 1 of them) need a lot more light than they can get indoors. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "succulentecle-20"; Many succulents grow beautifully in hanging planters. I really enjoy reading your articles, thanks for sharing your knowledge and ideas and for giving sterling advice, keep it up! ~Kat. All rights reserved. Those in the ground should be protected from hail. Hope to hear from you and really make my day even better to know you did readed what I told you. I bought this succulent 3 years ago, and it's been doing really well. The key is those manageable doses. But I would urge you to wait for the cooler temps of fall before planting them outside, so they have months to become established and acclimated before they have to deal with your summer heat. I’m always a little envious of the colorful succulents I see in southern California gardens! They grow at high elevations (2,500 to 2,800 meters). ~Kat, Hi. Those plants you have growing in pots can be moved under shelter in the case of a drenching rain or hail storm. You don’t pay any extra but the commissions help us provide free information on the website. At the same time, we diet and exercise and tan, all in an effort to become healthier and fitter. No. That sounds ideal! Or, why not join my new Facebook group for succulent-lovers? A gentle application of stress is how to make succulents change color. Hi Josephine, You can see the results with the Aeonium ‘Kiwi’ in the top two shots above. Echeveria Abalone Care. Are your euphorbia firesticks getting a lot of sun? But don’t move them straight out into the sun, they could sunburn! Copyright 2013-2020 Succulents and Sunshine LLC. Maybe I just need to keep reading your articles, but any advise would be appreciated. Kinda, Sorta, Succulent Fertilizer – Which, When and How Often, https://thesucculenteclectic.com///etiolated-succulent-growing-tall/, https://thesucculenteclectic.com/beware-succulent-scams/, stress than makes succulents more colorful, protection from sunburn, like shade cloth, succulent is not getting enough light – they stretch. Consistently reaching to the point where you feel the stretch makes you more limber over time. Using Containers Without Drainage. But sometimes, the leaves of a succulent that you thought was one color can start changing color on you. Your knowledge is invaluable and your responses are superb! As you increase the lighting for your plant by 30 minutes every three days, watch to see if/when your plant begins to close up like this. It’s a great group of people and we’re all eager to help others! Stress! Looking forward to having more info on having a successful summer with these lovely plants. Hi Annie, They will open and lie flat again come fall and winter. Does this make sense? Well, of course, my misplaced kindness resulted in a lot of dead plants. For temperature stress, never – ever – risk exposing tender succulents to freezing. amzn_assoc_linkid = "40eb9b1b902672facc05ebe8418de5ef"; This will eventually result in a flush of colorful anthocyanin, demonstrated by the Sedum rubrotinctum jelly bean plant above. The stretching, exercise and training necessary to develop the strength and endurance are all forms of applied stress. In small or manageable doses, it can even be beneficial, like exercise, or vitamin D intake from sunshine. As you begin stressing your succulents for color changes, try just one approach at a time. Water. Thanks for everything and once again, keep it up! Please let me know if you have any questions! Some do. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; Too Much Light — Succulents and cacti exposed to too much light may change color. New to this site and to succulents. My problem is my hens & chicks….common variety green in color, when I get them they are flat…after I water there leaves or petals reach for the sun…how do they get them to lie flat? It really won’t be enough light to cause your plants to change color. At one point it did get bent and it grew a new stalk from the broken section but still is just a tall thin stick with leaves. Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana Care & Reblooming! amzn_assoc_asins = "B072YBKBV5,B0030UQLIM,B078XHHVKZ,B0795WRC3Q,B00H302Z3K,B01D88DLB0"; How to make succulents change color while remaining healthy and happy is all about slowly introducing stress. ~Kat, I am new to your blog and spent a better part of the weekend reading your posts which I thoroughly enjoyed. The Secret to Colorful Succulents? In hotter areas, they fare better if shielded from the hottest afternoon sun, but too much shade can cause some varieties to get leggy and lose color intensity. Just subscribed today! Send it to me at Kat@TheSucculentEclectic.com amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; Thanks. You can cut back the long stem and re-root it to a shorter plant. Thank you for sharing this. As much as I enjoy stressing succulents for more color, the same process can cause a variegated succulent to revert. amzn_assoc_title = "My Amazon Picks"; If the succulent’s name includes a color, like Echeveria ‘Blue Ruffles’, or Sedum adolphii ‘Golden Glow’, it is almost certainly one that colors well under stress. You may find that you have a location part way between the shade it gets now and a sunnier spot, where making incremental changes would be possible by moving the pot several inches every 2-3 days. This Aloe was one of the most colorful succulents I saw while I was down there. However, it has started to lose color about a year ago. This is a very common mistake among beginners, and not so beginners, because after taking the succulents home, some begin to look bad, stretch or etiolate, lose color and some even die. Live in the Phoenix AZ and our 112-115 weather can kill most anything that grows. So glad I’ve found you. I just bought an agave Americana mediopicta alba … the Century plant. If you allow your succulents to experience too much stress too quickly, it will be damaging to them. Or should I prepare a shady canvas / plastic for cruel weather?? In my experience, many end up turning green after a few months. Above, is Echeveria ‘Melaco’, which means “molasses”. I also read the article of stressing our babies for them to be beautiful. Santa Rita Prickly Pear (Opuntia santa rita) The O. Santa rita blooms beautiful yellow flowers that … The red tips are so much brighter and thicker on the side of the plant in full sun. A little “stress” from not quite enough water can actually cause succulents to “blush” or change colors. The goal is to increase the light your succulent receives without risking sunburn by moving it into too much sun too quickly. But now you may want to know how to make succulents change color. These are pigments that protect the plant from damage due to changes in lighting, water and temperature, while producing vibrant color changes, as shown in this Aeonium ‘Sunburst’. Thanks so much for the comment! However, this does not mean they don’t require any water at all. If this is not the situation you have, please snap a photo and send it to me so that I can see what you are seeing? Me, too. ~Kat. For my FREE course, 7 Steps to Succulent Success, please subscribe! It just won’t be bright enough or warm enough to cause the kind of stress than makes succulents more colorful. Awesome!!! But it will keep them healthy! Some of the links on this page may be affiliate links, meaning we receive a commission if you make a purchase through these links. Perfectly watered succulents will almost always lose their color and revert to a plain green. And you will always protect them from stress? Just as succulents stretch out from not getting enough light, they may also lose their vibrant colors. Will they survive in hail?? BTW – It sounds like you might enjoy my new Facebook group for succulent-lovers! Your grow light will help to keep your succulents healthy for you during the fall and winter months. There certainly are some succulents that can grow in your climate, and more if you provide them with some protection from sunburn, like shade cloth. Hi Linda, As the temperatures drop (but stay above 40 degrees) you’ll notice many colors will start to intensify. You can read more about this here: https://thesucculenteclectic.com///etiolated-succulent-growing-tall/ Since then, they have grown a fair amount, but lost a lot of the color, and converged on a uniform green. I’m going to include a link on my site as I don’t know if I could put a photo on here (I just found you and signed up). They will continue to grow and reproduce, but unless they get more sunlight they will stay green. Another good indicator is a plant that already shows a bit of contrasting color on the margins and tips of the leaves. My succulents are clearly in need of more sun. I live in sunny Malta and Im relatively new to this amazing world of succulents. The rosette succulent looks stunning in a pot and will grow up to 10” (25 cm) in diameter. Thanks! Succulent Losing Red Color. Requirements vary, but most succulents prefer sun or part sun. Any thoughts on this? Santa Rita Prickly Pear. We have over 60 varieties featured with more added each week! Just feed them once a year, or possibly twice – in spring and fall. In this case, the plant’s need for greater resources are met by producing more chlorophyll, thereby losing the wonderful color variation you love. Succulents are really interesting plants and it amazes me how much they can change based on how they are cared for. Succulent Care Secret – Why Favorites Die & Others Thrive, Identifying Types of Succulents – with Pictures, Recognizing & Understanding Signs of Succulent Problems, how and why stress causes succulents to change color, As discussed in detail in last week’s post, Mountain Crest Gardens supplied the first image of echeveria Melaco, Succulents’ closing response to excess sunlight is described in greater depth here, Mountain Crest Gardens for the use of their sempervivum Purple Passion photos, continue to water only when the soil is dry, understand the nature and effects of stressed succulents. Thank you for sharing your knowledge of such wonderful plants to have and grow. When grown in the shade or in areas that don’t get bright light all day, such as indoors, they will slowly fade to green. Most Echeveria need a lot of sunshine and need to be grown outside spring through fall, though they do need to come indoors over a winter that gets hard frost. Thanks! They had excellent coloring at the time. amzn_assoc_region = "US"; This can happen if the plant is exposed to unfiltered full sun or if the plant is recently moved to a sunny location without acclimatizing the plant first. Thank you. My next question would be how close are the lights to your plants? Thanks SO much, Elaine! Thank you, Mountain Crest Gardens for the use of these sempervivum heuffelii ‘Jowan’ images! I’m working on hanging my elephant food plant. The most common reason for brown or dark spots on the leaves leaves on your succulents is sun damage or sunburn. It is a good thing to be able to survive and even thrive when conditions are less than perfect! Get help identify your succulents and see which ones will grow well for you! amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; Which Succulents Change Color Due to Stress? Under-Watering Succulent (Succulent Turning Brown) Another good tip if you find your succulents turning brown is to examine the leaves up close. This is very normal and can be caused by a few different things. ~Kat. This plant is grown in the same location and shows the color changes that occur with the seasonal changes in lighting. Will this make my succulents change colors? Some plants are collected and purposefully stressed just because of the brilliant and ornamental appearances these amazing plants take on under these situations. However, it is important to introduce it to more light very gradually, or you’ll risk succulent sunburn. Hello Kat! Thanks so much for subscribing! Thanks so much! ~Kat}. Years and years ago, when I first started gardening, I was so excited! amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; I’m wondering if you know anything about the agave on the right. However, over time the colors often fade or change. All plants and animals have developed strategies for responding to environmental stress. And welcome to the adventures in succulent gardening! Loreta, Hi Loretta, This upright … Save the succulents! SO glad you asked! In the pictures below you’ll first see the stressed plant and then the same type of plant that has had very regular watering. Generally succulents are very colorful when newly purchased as well. If you know a succulent could be a different color than green, try letting the soil dry out for a little longer than normal and see what happens! It doesn’t mean they aren’t healthy though. Dry, shriveled leaves with yellowing and brown areas are an indicator of under watering. They will die. Don’t you just love colorful succulents? For summer I have 1 pole LED Grow light, 3 backlit LEDs on the wall, an Aquaphonic grow light above. Rather than increase the sun exposure and restrict the water — choose just one approach. I visited San Diego over the winter and noticed that the Euphorbia ‘Sticks on Fire’ were especially orange and vibrant and the Senecio mandraliscae were a very deep blue. In two weeks since I put them in the dish garden Echeveria Abalone care is easy. Conversely, a solid colored succulent may suddenly show signs of variegation. I feel sorry for them in the hot sun but they love it. Grow lights are excellent for maintaining a succulent’s health, but the amount of artificial light to develop and maintain the beautiful colors can be extraordinary. These colors are accentuated from the cold (but not freezing) temperatures over an extended period of time. Hi Tilda, As long as it retains its shape, increase the sun exposure every third day. We have members from all around the world, and many of us are ditching the bad news and stress of 2020 to play with our succulents! Succulents need enough light, especially as they are typically adapted to areas with lots of sun year-round. Take advantage of the summer sun and be wowed by your color-changing succulents! This very slow and gradual approach to stressing your plants will result in more colorful succulents that are not just healthy, but more fit to survive. What Can Cause Succulents to Lose their Leaves If the leaves on your leaves are turning yellow or brown, this isn’t normal definitely. I feed, water all my plants once a month that when I get my money to buy food so I feed ,water my plants then too. I don’t know about stressing for beautiful babies! Can you explain this a bit more. As much as I love chocolate, I won’t let my beloved cat have a taste, right? var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bzt30khv0","width":600,"height":100,"t":1536638404,"userId":35420596,"responsive":true,"type":"html5"}; Even the most careful and committed gardener cannot be certain their plants will never experience stress. It doesn’t mean they aren’t healthy though. It has also been growing really fast! Thanks so much for the question! When I forgot to water it and the soil had been completely dry for a few weeks, it turned more of a light green with reddish-orange tips. Succulent leaves can also turn all sorts of other colors, including yellow, brown, and even black. It will also protect from hail, and while rain will get through, most of the rain runs off, so the succulents typically don’t get soaked. When it was getting plenty of water in a cool (but not cold) environment, it stayed a deep green color. Continue to provide abundant water when you water – just extend the dry time by an extra day. Just as succulents stretch out from not getting enough light, they may also lose their vibrant colors. Carefully reading and trying to learn as much as I possible can since I plan to use these on my SW patio. We bought succulents at the beginning of March. Thank you! I will provide some protection, yes, better! I understand wanting to give care the ways you understand. I hadn’t realized that I was forcing them to live in an environment they were not suited for. My email address is xxx will be watching my email to hear from you soon & make my day more enjoyable. Because life is just better with succulents! It’s the perfect protection against sunburn, while letting enough light throuigh for the best coloring for your succulents. lol It is interesting. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! Some varieties are green in ideal conditions and remain green no matter what. When you first hear about “stressed” succulents, you might be immediately concerned. I particularly like to use shade cloth outdoors for my succulents. You make it easy to read & understand for someone like me. Echeveria ‘Fun Queen’ This evergreen succulent species is one of the few succulents that are characterized by pale pink leaves. I will keep reading them so we can be eat, drink & learning something new about my plants. The Kalanchoe luciae ‘Flapjacks’ above demonstrates the color changes caused by changing sun exposure due to changing seasons. Thank you so much! I love the way you share your life and love and joy with your plants. var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bdclvi5pr","width":600,"height":100,"t":1573503799,"userId":35420596,"responsive":true,"type":"html5"}; It would be cruel to damage the health of something you love, just to make it “prettier”. When you look at pictures online, you see many colorful succulents used in arrangements. Echeveria Abalone is also known as the ‘Green Abalone’ because of its gorgeous green color. While sunshine is good for you, too much too soon, and you get a nasty sunburn. Most succulents are native to desert and semi-desert habitats, though some come from colder climates, where they grow on exposed rocky slopes. Thanks SO much, Linda! They know how to do this! I thought the bright light would be enough, apparently not. The Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’ above is thriving in different amounts of sunlight. Just tag me so I see your post! amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; I currently have it about 8 inches above my plants. I am 74 like to work with succulents because they easy to take care of after I read you post. Another way to “stress” succulents into changing color is cold weather. https://twitter.com/NoRiffRaff24. Just remember that when it comes to succulents, too much of a good thing can be trouble. Sinocrassula yunnanensis, which is commonly referred to as the Chinese Jade, is a low-growing succulent that eventually grows into clumps that look like little hedgehogs.This species of succulent develops a dark color which gives it a striking appearance. Trust me – it took me a number of dead plants to really learn this lesson. but now that Winter is fast approaching, Im starting to get very worried on those rare days when we get lots of rain and possibly hailstorms…. You’ll also notice more variegation and hints of yellow in the full sun plant. Thanks so much for the opportunity to clarify this! When we give them the conditions we would enjoy more, that is when they truly suffer. <3 Echeveria Abalone is a drought-tolerant succulent type. Please do not waste your money trying to find a plant that will grow like that! If it begins to close, give it 10 days before increasing its sun exposure again. The neighbor’s dog jumps the fence and knocks the potted plant off the shelf. Thanks dear Kat …. I have an Enchevia succulent that is tall and thin. So, soak the soil and then let it dry completely. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; Instead, take it very s-l-o-w-l-y, just as you should for yourself. Succulents make good ground covers, container plants, and edging plants. Tomorrow do the same, and the day after. An underwatered jelly bean plant will drop the bottom leaves at an alarming rate to conserve water and to support the plant. I do my best by letting the soil stay dry (sometimes out of forgetfulness) and put them out in the sun once it’s warm enough to do so. Then, with sufficient light, new growth will be nicely compact. I am here to help! While I do all I can to give my succulents plenty of sunlight it seems indoors there just isn’t enough to keep them bright and colorful all year. Succulents will lose their original bright color. Too much food will cause problems for them. But here’s the thing… What you would want or what I would want is not what they want. This way, you don’t overburden your plants with too much stress too soon. Most color changes in succulents are fairly normal and are a response to either excessive cold, heat, sun, nutrient deficiency or drought. Although I find it very very hard to not water them. Sharron, Hi Sharon, As succulents originate from dry, arid areas, they don’t require much water. Sinocrassula yunnanensis is native to Yunnan Province in southwestern China. This is completely normal! Lightning, temperature and humidity conditions can also affect the color of the leaves and overall, the shape the plant is in. Luckily enough, my small garden seems to be quite welcoming to them, because I have both shady and also very sunny areas …. If not, I will still enjoy this beautiful plant. It’s all stress. Excellent! You will see this if the plant’s leaves fold up toward the stem, minimizing their exposure to the sunlight. Keep me posted on their progress! You can mimic the changes of the seasons by gradually adjusting the sun exposure for your plants. The very stress I wanted to “save” them from was necessary to their survival and thriving. Attempts to prevent an organism from experiencing its natural environmental fluctuations can, in fact, be damaging to it. A grow light is a good way to boost the light your succulents get indoors. A stress? Before you decide to stress a succulent to make it more colorful, be certain to choose a variety that develops color in response to stress! I thought I have to buy the firestick species. I only recommend products and companies that I have worked with and truly love! Touching your succulents after frost might break them. Move it into more sun for a 1/2 hour today, then back again. Illness, injury and emergencies happen, distracting you. Keep it up. 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