How do you make a succulent topiary?

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Likewise, people ask, how do you make a topiary form?

Besides, how do you fill a topiary frame? Secure your frame into the ground or a pot. Begin tightly stuffing it with the wet moss. Fill the center of the piece with potting soil. Wrap the frame with fishing line or florist’s wire to hold the moss in place.

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What wire do you use for topiary?

Chicken wire makes an ideal material to shape your topiaries, as it’s flexible, easy to shape and has holes small enough to provide support for the moss inside. Chicken wire topiaries work with or without plants growing in the moss, as the moss expands to hide the narrow chicken wire.

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What plants can you use for topiary?

Plants suitable for topiary

Typically box (Buxus sempervirens) and yew (Taxus baccata) are used, however other evergreens such as privet (Ligustrum japonicum), holly (Ilex) and Lonicera nitida can be used.

What kind of moss do you use in a topiary?

sphagnum moss

What are topiaries made out of?

This type is made of a thick wire frame in forms that plants are trained to grow up and through. You usually see these indoors and they are often made of trailing herbs. The forms are traditional in shape and usually grown in a container. Some common forms are two or three balls on a stem, cones, wreaths and hearts.

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