Posted 1Y ago by @Nightshade

Inosuke looks shriveled
My poor lipstick echiveria, Inosuke, is kind of shriveled; does anyone know how to help? #HappyPlants #PlantsMakePeopleHappy #PlantAddict #SucculentLove #NewPlantMom #PLANTMAFIA @tango
2” pot with drainage
Last watered 8 months ago
Best Answer
This may be due to overwatering or under watering. If you haven’t watered in a while. Give it good drench and wait a while again before the next watering. This should bounce back. These plants like to dry out in between. You may have to change out the soil if you water too often. I like to water my succulents every 4 weeks if I have to
@HiPlantGuy I just watered him today but I can check his soil to see how damp he is!
@HiPlantGuy Okay, I checked and his soil does seem a little dry. I used a little pipet to give a small amount of water but if I notice him dry tomorrow, I will give him some more. Thanks for your help! β™₯️
A moisture meter helped me save my plants. I think it’s a good investment.
A good drenching is good once in a while and let it dry out. The potting mix on succulents is key. Water must strain thoroughly.
This what I worried about my

Plant it looks like it sick
@HiPlantGuy Good idea! Is there any particular one I should get? 😊
There are moisture meters out there that give you light readings and readings of your ph soil all at the same time. But I’m not that fancy and didn’t need all that. My main concern was overwatering. So I got myself a simple moisture only meter.
@Nightshade I forgot to mention, make sure to keep these guys (succulents) in a warm bright sunny spot. They love light
@HiPlantGuy Both of mine are in the most sunny spot in my house! 😊
@Nightshade I agree a moisture meter has saved me a lot as well. They are very inexpensive on Amazon. I use mine every time it’s time to water plants. But when using them you will need to check several different areas on a plant because they can give you a false reading on one place but a different reading on another.
@KikiGoldblatt Thanks for the info! β™₯️