Too little light: symptoms & solutions

Symptoms of Too Little Light (Etiolation)


  • Refer to each plant's Recommended Light Conditions to the right of its description on our site and place accordingly
  • Cultivate hardy succulents outdoors if possible
  • Keep indoor succulents that are colorful/non-green near a sunny window
  • Use grow lights to supplement indoor light


  • Over the course of two weeks, gradually move the plant into sunnier conditions, watching for signs of sunburn
  • Add a grow light, starting with a few hours of light each day and gradually increasing duration

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