Terrariums create the worst possible environment for succulents to grow and thrive. If your goal is to have happy and healthy plants, you need to keep them in an appropriate container and avoid succulent terrarium.
Simply so, how do you care for a glass succulent plant?
Only water your terrarium with a small amount of water every couple of weeks. Do not overwhelm the plant by soaking it with water, as the plant will become too wet and die. Give a small to medium sized terrarium a few ounces of water at a time, allowing it to dry completely in between waterings.
In this regard, can you put succulents in a hanging terrarium?
We chose to plant three succulents in our large glass orb (pictured). … Then use your fingers to create a hole in the terrarium soil and place the live plant gently into the hole. Fill it in with the surrounding soil while leaving space between the soil and your succulent or cactus to prevent rotting.
How do you make a glass succulent terrarium?
Depending on your location, you may need to water your succulents more or less frequently. As a general rule of thumb, if your plants are in the correct gritty soil mix and have adequate sunlight, you should water them every 3 to 4 days.
Cacti and other succulents aren t very successful when grown in humid environments—however, they still can grow favorably in terrariums. Just make sure you select a container without a lid. That will keep the humidity much lower than it would be if the container was closed.
Succulents roughly need at least four to six hours of sunlight to grow properly. Because of the reduced light indoors, plants mature much more slowly. Given their highly adaptable properties, succulents will survive for quite some time in the shade or low light but will not thrive.
In theory, a perfectly balanced closed terrarium – under the right conditions – should continue to thrive indefinitely. The longest known terrarium lasted on it’s own for 53 years.