Whether sending bare root or in a container, succulents need to be packed as they are fragile plants that can easily break even with the slightest impact. Wrap the succulent’s bare root or in a container with tissue paper or paper, increase the layer of paper as per requirement. The extra paper offers extra protection.
Then, how do you bring succulents as gifts?
Considering this, how do you cover a succulent?
How do you pack succulents for moving?
If there are no restrictions about moving your succulents in their pots, soil and all, you can wrap each plant, pot, and soil in two or more layers of newspaper and pack them, right side up, into cartons provided by the movers—large plants on the bottom, progressively smaller and lighter ones on top.
But what if you just wanted to, say, send succulents in a box or keep a pretty arrangement indoors while you have guests. Will succulents live without light for a while? Yes, they will. Succulents can survive without any light whatsoever for short periods.
Here’s how to pack plants for moving:
- Wrap. Wrap large plants with an old bed sheet or tissue paper to prevent branches from breaking.
- Position. Place each pot in a box so it fits snugly at the bottom. …
- Pack. If necessary, pack paper in the box around the base of the pot to hold the pot in place. …
- Label. …
Use fabric scraps to wrap the container with ribbon or twine to hold it together. You can also use a rubber band to secure the fabric at the top of the pot. Then, roll the fabric over and tuck it into the rubber band to hide it.