Question: Is baby tears a succulent?

Will baby tears spread?

Baby’s tears forms a flat mat of dense green foliage that spreads indefinitely. It is a tight, weed-suppressing ground cover for shady, moist areas, but it will not tolerate foot traffic. In USDA zones 10 and 11, it is evergreen, but usually dies back in winter in zone 9.

Can baby tears live underwater?

Because baby’s tears plants grow so many leaves along their stems, leaves that are constantly submerged may begin to rot.

Should baby bottom water tears?

But there is no need to worry as Baby’s Tears is unpretentious when it comes to soil. It will perform best in a rather loose soil which allows the water to drain well. Even though the plant loves humidity, drainage is important for healthy growth. For the best results, choose a slightly acidic soil (5-6 pH).

Are baby tears a perennial?

Soleirolia soleirolii, commonly called baby’s tears, is a creeping, mat-forming, evergreen perennial of the nettle family. It is native to certain islands in the western Mediterranean, primarily including Corsica and Sardinia. It is typically grown for its ornamental foliage.

Why are my baby’s tears turning yellow?

Yellowing lower leaves (closest to soil) are a clear sign of over-watering, usually caused by too little light. Although they can do well in darker locations, the frequency of irrigations must be reduced to counteract the chance of root rot.

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