Best fast-growing succulents – 5 varieties that will quickly double in size

1. Jade Necklace

Part of the crassula family, jade necklaces, or Crassula 'Hottentot,' is a compact succulent that produces long strings of beaded foliage. 'The jade necklace succulent grows vigorously, cascading its small jade-green leaves elegantly over the side of its pot,' says Sally Allsop, founder of All That Grows. 'To care for your jade necklace, you should pot it in well-draining soil and allow the soil to dry out between watering to prevent root rot,' she adds.

2. Kalanchoe

For an indoor flowering plant that will grow and bloom quickly, plant enthusiasts should consider a kalanchoe. Kalanchoes are beautiful succulents that produce clusters of flowers in pink, orange and even have flowers that make them one of the best blue houseplants. There are also many types of kalanchoes with different shaped blooms, such as the bell flowers of mother of millions.

3. Christmas Cactus

The Christmas cactus, or Schlumbergera, has remained a popular houseplant for a long time, loved for its tendrils and colorful blooms that trail over its container. 'It produces tubular flowers in shades of pink, red or white during the holiday season,' says says Alex Kantor, owner of Perfect Plants Nursery. 'To encourage growth and enhance blooming, place the Christmas cactus in bright, indirect light and provide consistent, moderate watering,' he adds.

4. Jade Plant

One of the most adaptable indoor plants is a jade plant. It's a cold-tolerant houseplant that also does will in direct sunlight and is easy to keep happy. 'Jade plant is a popular succulent with fleshy, oval-shaped leaves and a tree-like appearance as it matures. It is a relatively fast-growing succulent that can develop into a sturdy, compact shrub,' says Alex.

5. String Of Pearls

For lovers of indoor hanging plants, the string of pearls is a must-have. It's a beautiful cascading plant that produces long strings of gem-sized beads, with the possibility of growing around one meter long.

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