Posted 2w ago by @ShibaSunroom

What should I do with this "weirdo" Jellybean succulent???
This plant is one of my first original plants from when I got started 3 years ago and knew nothing about succulents. Poor thing is wonky & beyond etiolated!
0ft to light, direct
6” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 week ago
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@ShibaSunroom I would cut where the red line is, so you’ll be left with the bottom piece and the top piece. Make sure to use sterilized scissors!

Take the leaves where the purple arrow is pointing (about 4-6 leaves), gently twist them off the stem and propagate them on soil. I suggest removing these couple of leaves so you’ll be left with a clean stem to pot your top cutting in. No need to stick the leaves in the soil. Just place them on soil and mist 2-3 times a week.

I would then take the β€œcuttings” that are being pointed at by the blue arrows and let them callous for a couple of days before sticking in soil. The bottom blue arrow, you can actually just keep in the pot after chopping since the roots are established in the soil. The top arrow, I would usually just stick in some fresh, dry soil and let it sit for a couple of days before watering, but some suggest to let callous and then pot in soil.

That’s how I would prune and propagate, anyone is welcomed to suggest other ways 😊🌿
I would #ChopAndProp! πŸŒΏπŸ’š
@kscape but like ... where to chop?? It's such a wonky shape that I'm not sure where it would be best to chop it???
Chop it into lots of little pieces and prop all of them! (:
@kscape thank you so much! I'm just not confident at doing such a big chop! I'll probably go with what you suggested just now, but I'll repot some other guys and wait to see if anyone else might say anything.
@ShibaSunroom I edited my comment, so make sure to keep checking back. Busy at the moment but adding detail as I can! ✨

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