The answer is… it depends. You can definitely plant succulents very close together and they will be just fine. When planting succulents close together they grow more slowly so they maintain the original design of the arrangement better. It can be trickier to water them when they are close together.
Additionally, which succulents should not be planted together?
So, planting a summer grower like Graptosedum California Sunset and a winter grower like Jade (Crassula) together won’t be a good idea. Hardy succulents can tolerate freezing cold and frost while tender ones cannot withstand harsh conditions; so, planting them together is also a bad idea.
Likewise, do succulents like to be crowded?
As a rule, succulent plants do not mind crowding whether the plants are grouped in one container or are alone and fully filled out in the container. Transplanting a plant that has filled its container will generally allow the plant to experience a new spurt of growth.
Can succulents stay in small pots?
Mini succulents can stay in small pots anywhere from a few weeks to a few months, or even years. … Simply take it out of the pot and repot in a larger container. If you don’t feel like repotting the entire plant, you can trim the plant to keep it small and take little pieces to propagate and grow elsewhere.
Desert cacti, forest cacti, and succulents can all be grown together. They make stunning displays for your houseplant collection. They don’t take a lot of care, but you still need to know what they like and need.
And the succulents will keep your planting looking full and lush even as you use the herbs. Whether you are planting a mixed container, or are adding herbs or succulents to your landscape, these two groups of plants make great companions for one another.
If you want to give your succulents space, I recommend planting them about 1/2″ to 1″ apart (13 mm to 25 mm), whether you’re planting them with other succulents, or in a pot. Then give them about 1/2? to 1″ from the edge of the pot as well.
Succulents have unique adaptations that have made them hardy and versatile enough to survive a variety of harsh conditions. Therefore, your succulent should be able to survive on or in rocks so long as they have just enough soil to cover their roots.