Here’s How To Bring Your Succulent Back To Life And Help It Thrive Again After Overwatering, Underwatering, Leaf Burn, Or Battling Pests

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Succulents are often hailed as the low-maintenance wonders of the plant world, able to thrive on neglect and minimal water. Yet, even these hardy little plants can fall victim to the very same conditions they’re known for enduring.

But whether you inherited a succulent that’s seen better days or your green thumb hasn’t been up to par lately, there’s no need to worry. You can actually revive succulents, and it’s not as difficult as it might seem.

So, with just a few tweaks to your care routine, you can totally coax your plant back to life and help it thrive again.

Signs Your Succulent Needs Some Help

The first step in succulent CPR is recognizing the distressed SOS signals. If your plant has become a bit too leggy, its leaves are turning yellow or falling off, or it’s showing signs of squishiness and rot, it’s definitely time to intervene.

These are some pretty clear indicators that your succulent isn’t living its best life and needs a little extra TLC to get back on track. Here’s everything you need to know about reviving these plants, whether they fell victim to overwatering, underwatering, leaf burn, or pests.

Reviving An Overwatered Succulent

Overwatering is the arch-nemesis of succulent care. This habit can lead to root rot, which is a tricky situation that requires immediate attention.

First, you should stop watering your plant entirely and let the soil dry out. If the plant is severely affected, you may also have to repot it in fresh, dry soil.

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