How to Propagate Succulents from Leaves. Propagating succulents from leaves is a simple project that requires a few steps and a couple supplies. After cutting off a healthy leaf, the leaf will naturally sprout new roots, and a new plant.
Most succulents are light-lovers, but a surprising number prefer bright shade and do well as windowsill plants. Among these are striped zebra plants (haworthias) and kalanchoes that bloom in every warm hue.