Just so, how do you make a succulent animal?
Also to know is, how do you make a topiary cat?
How do you plant a topiary frame?
Place a topiary plant against the inside of the frame, and gently pull the stems of the plant through to the outside until the root ball lies against the inside. Fix the root ball in place by gently stuffing moss around it. Continue to place plants in the frame in the same way, along the frame’s sides and top.
The string of pearls grows slowly during the winter season
They like to rest during this period. You don’t need to worry if you don’t see growth in your string of pearls during the winter season.
Dolphin Plant, or String of Dolphins (Senecio peregrinus), is a rare variety of trailing succulent that looks like a pod of leaping dolphins. This uncommon hybrid is a cross of String of Pearls (S. rowleyanus) and Candle Plant (Senecio articulatus).
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.
Clip small amounts off the ends of the branches to prevent taking off too much at one time. Hold the cardboard template to the bush while making cuts to help obtain the desired animal shape. Repeat this step each spring until the bush has filled in the open cage space and the shape is created.