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In the Garden: Succulents

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Medford, Ore. — There are some plants that do well in hot, dry weather like we’ve been seeing.  That includes succulents.

Succulents are plants that have stored water in their tissues.  Their leaves tend to be thick and fleshy.  The leaves are often rounded and usually packed closely together.

Many succulents are adapted for very arid weather, but others require damp, moister conditions and less sunlight.  There are several different varieties.

For more information watch this ‘In the Garden’ segment and contact the OSU Master Gardener near you.

Jackson County – (541) 776-7371

Josephine County – (541) 476-6613

Klamath County – (541) 883-7131

Coos County – (541) 572-5263

Douglas County – (541) 672-4461