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.
Also to know is, how do you make a hanging terrarium?
In this manner, how do you make a fake succulent terrarium?
How do you care for a hanging succulent terrarium?
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.
Wire baskets are a great option because they allow your succulents to drain properly every time you water them.
- 2) Pallets.
- 3) Fabric Pockets.
- 6) Wreaths.
- 7) Frames.
- 8) Gutters on Pallets.
- 9) Window Frame with Terra Cotta Pots.
- 10) Driftwood.
Mostly succulents and air plants are used in hanging glass terrariums; sometimes along with moss for decoration.
What plants work best in terrariums?
- Ferns – Maidenhair, Birds nest, Button ferns.
- Carnivorous plants – Venus fly traps, Pitcher plants, Sundew plants.
- Dwarf palms.
- Airplants – Tillandsia.
- Succulents- cacti, Hawthornia, Echeveria, Crassula, etc.
Small Stones or Pebbles – Small stones or pebbles will be used as the base of your terrarium. The small pebbles act as water drainage for the plants’ roots to ensure that excess water doesn’t stay in the soil and cause rot.
There are many different types of hanging succulents, and all would look great in containers or hanging pots, adding a very nice height to a planting. Plus, they are pretty easy to care for and would definitely help anyone who is trying to create a hanging garden full of drought-tolerant succulents.