Oh really over watered outside succulent plants in pots due to heavy rains

by Dina
(Vacaville, ca. Usa)

I live in Northern California and we've had plenty of rain for the past 3 days.

I'm new to actually really taking care of my succulent plants and I found out a lot of information on why they were very stringy and leaves starting to space out. So I started to propegate them late in the fall. Some I uprooted and potted them in Dry soil.

I found out that I planted them where not enough sun gets to them. Most of them I beheaded and the others collected the pedals which are now rooting.

Most of them I dug up from ground and put them in pots with dry soil. Well it rained for three days and the soil was drenched. I now took them out of the pots and have been letting them dry out.

My question is can the plants that have the roots survive? I plan on bringing most of them in where they can get some sunlight. Some of them are still in watered planters outside. Need advice.

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by: Jacki Cammidge, Certified Horticulturist

As you didn't include any pictures I'm just going to refer you to this post of Gails; Large Container Garden Getting Drenched in Northern
California
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You ask if the plants that have the roots (but got drenched) survive? Definitely, as long as you let them dry out. They don't like wet roots, but as long as they're not in wet soil for long they should recover.

Hopefully, that answers your questions.

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