Everyone will agree that succulents look amazing when planted in glass containers, bowls and terrariums. Plus, they make awesome gifts for your loved ones. But, you have to remember that glass containers have no drainage holes and the glass is not porous. Therefore, managing how much you water them is very important.
Just so, what can I use as succulent pots?
But a popular trend right now is to use soup spoons or ladles as hanging planters for succulents. You would think that a ladle would be too small to house a plant, but small succulents seem to grow in them just fine.
Keeping this in consideration, can you plant succulents in plastic cups?
Plastic does not insulate well and does not tend to stand up to extreme temperatures well either. Succulents planted in plastic pots and exposed to extreme temperatures are more likely to suffer the ill effects of the cold or heat than those planted in terracotta pots.
Can you plant a succulent in a mug?
They’re super easy to make —all you need is a coffee mug and a drill to make a small drainage hole in the bottom of the mug. … Coffee mugs aren’t as big as other planters, but they’re great for small succulents.
Succulents do not like to sit in wet soil for very long, therefore they need a well draining soil. The best soil for succulents allows for fast air and water exchange in the root system of the plant. What I like to use is a combination of cactus potting mix and perlite. The perlite is for better drainage and aeration.