What is the best soil mix for mother of thousands plant?

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  • Shoshana Shoshana on Dec 13, 2017
    It needs good drainage, so a standard cactus potting soil mix should be sufficient.

  • Cat Cat on Dec 13, 2017
    what a beautiful plant!

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Dec 13, 2017
    cactus soil and a container with drainage holes

  • Sheryll S Sheryll S on Dec 13, 2017
    Here in Florida, they grow in any dirt. I throw them on the ground and they just grow!

  • Tamra Tamra on Dec 13, 2017
    I live in SA,TX..those little buggers pop up anywhere & everywhere.We don't even have good soil here and lots of clay type soil and they grow like crazy!

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    • Amy Amy on Dec 13, 2017
      Reply to Tamra...That's too bad. The root system on Mother of Thousands is very shallow making it easy to pull. I think using Round Up is a little extreme, since this is a very toxic pesticide and will kill whatever it comes into contact with. (kind of like using morphine when an aspirin would work just as good)

  • 22227178 22227178 on Dec 13, 2017
    Try mixing half sand/half potting soil. Maybe throw a couple handfuls of perlite in. Usually succulents and cactus like plants lile having a lot of sand mixed in their soil.
    I like adding worm castings and compost to everything in my garden, but I dont know if it would be recommended for that type of plant.

  • LeAnn Cox LeAnn Cox on Dec 13, 2017
    I use regular planting soil and watch how much I water. I also have them growing outside in regular dirt. They are pretty much hard to kill and I have had success with them mostly everywhere.

  • Linda Hunt Linda Hunt on Dec 13, 2017
    It appears that your plant is indoor so Inspirledhome has a great soil mix for you. I wanted to add that you appear to be doing something right already as your plant is gorgeous!

  • Katrina Katrina on Dec 13, 2017
    in my experience, the plant will grow in whatever dirt wherever it's "children" fall I have this plant growing in almost all my houseplants, but I find it an interesting addition

  • Sma24975250 Sma24975250 on Dec 13, 2017
    AKA: artillery plant, that plant will grow in anything, even carpeting.

  • Sue Sue on Dec 13, 2017
    when you put your soil in put in broken clay pot with your soil it feeds a plant as well as taking up room in the pot too drain the water. also a very small amount of either clean sand as in not from the beach as it might have fleas small pea stones will help with drainage also. careful not to water more than once a week. if you're concerned when to water stick your finger in up to your second knuckle if it's dry water it if it's not don't. Healthy plant growing it's a beauty good luck with it.

  • Bab6733843 Bab6733843 on Dec 13, 2017
    Dirt, they will take over, love it

  • Nell Nell on Dec 13, 2017
    i cant help but would love to have one. i live in central mississippi. anybody know where i can find this plant?

  • Pam1418628 Pam1418628 on Dec 13, 2017
    I used to just use good ol' Miracle Gro potting soil. Mine used to grow so tall I had to cut them down and put the cut piece in the soil to root. They were in an East window and they even used to flower for me.

  • Kim Kim on Dec 13, 2017
    I live in Alabama northwest part of the state, these things live in all my potted plants, my mother brot some back from Savannah Ga 20 yrs ago and we have had them ever since. Mine grow in a mix of compost soil, I have my own composters n make my own dirt.

  • Ironhorse68450 Ironhorse68450 on Dec 13, 2017
    I would love to have one too! Have never heard of this plant! Where could I get one in Nebraska??

  • Sandie Newstater Vauter Sandie Newstater Vauter on Dec 13, 2017
    I have one of these, it has put baby's in all the plants around it. I mix 2 cups potting soil, 2 of nursery grade sand and 1 cup permits. Plant in clay pot. Happy Holidays.

  • Tamra Tamra on Dec 14, 2017
    I didn't say I wanted to kill them did I?..because mostly I just mow them over and don't give them no never mind. I don't use round up anyways! nasty stuff there! We use a more natural approach with vinegar and salt and oils (peppermint and eucalyptus).