For a more refined look plant the succulents into vintage teacups or silver goblets, and for a rustic touch take wooden planters. Create a wall of planters, make a stand or suspend them to the ceiling giving a slight boho feel to the space.
Keeping this in view, how do you make a succulent stand?
Keeping this in consideration, do succulents prefer full sun or shade?
Make Sure Your Succulents Get Enough Light
Succulents love light and need about six hours of sun per day, depending on the type of succulent. Newly planted succulents can scorch in direct sunlight, so you may need to gradually introduce them to full sun exposure or provide shade with a sheer curtain.
How do you make a cactus display?
Cactus arranged nicely in a crystal bowl will make a striking and long-lasting display. Living art: Tiny cacti and succulents hardly need any water, which is why they’re not confined to life in a pot. Create a still life like this one, with plants on spoons or in small ceramic vessels.
Creating a succulent bowl is really easy. First fill a large terra cotta bowl with potting soil. Because succulents hate wet soil look for a mix that incorporates perlite or sand to facilitate drainage. Then, make a hole in the center of the container and drop in your tallest succulent.
Garden centers sell wooden stakes, bamboo stakes, plastic stakes, and metal stakes to which you can attach plants with a plastic plant tie. To use a single plant stake, hammer a stake roughly six inches into the ground right next to the plant. Avoid severing any plant roots if possible.
Use an old foot stool, or even an old bar stool, as a plant stand for a single plant.
Potting Faux Succulents – Steps
- 1) Gather containers for planting. In my case, I needed to paint the outsides of the potting containers. …
- 2) Line container with paper towel. …
- 3) Add floral foam. …
- 4) Cut stems to size. …
- 5) Make the gravel glue. …
- 6) Add gravel to container. …
- 7) Place stems into gravel. …
- 8) Top off with gravel.
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.
Some succulents don’t live long but grow offsets to replace themselves. A great example is Chicks and Hens. The main plant only
|Jade Plant||70-100 years|
|Christmas Cactus||30+ years|
Some winter dormant succulents that look great together are Agave, Echeveria and Sempervivum. And if you want to put the summer dormant succulents together, you may want to think about Aeonium, Aloe, Graptopetalum, and Kalanchoe.