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4in Succulents

I recently got promoted to nursery manager at a very small garden store in Austin, TX. Unfortunately there hasn't been much training or communication throughout my transition from very part time to full time and I have some questions!

We carry lots of succulents, mostly in 4 in pots and I am trying to get them on a watering schedule. Seeing as winter is on it's way do I need to change habits? Will plants go dormant and require water only about once a month? Or should I continue to water 1 -2 a week? Should they be allowed to get bone dry? Any other tips or tricks on succulents would be extremely helpful.


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DON'T OVER WATER!!!!!!!!!!!!

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If they are sedums they will need a little water. If you are talking cactus, let them dry before watering. To much water is more harmful than too little for any plant.
High Altitude Gardener zone 4B or 5A

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