Can Succulents Grow in Low Light?

June 21, 2018

Want to grow succulents and cactus indoors? Unless you have a very bright southern window, most succulents will have a hard time thriving indoors given the lower light conditions.

PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Even this bright windowsill doesn’t provide enough light for several succulents in these planters. They’ve become over-stretched and some have toppled over. These plants need a grow light!

If you love succulents, and want to grow them indoors, be prepared to provide supplemental light using grow lamps - HO T5 fluorescent and LEDs are good options.

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