Don’s watering tip
The succulent ball will need to be watered about once a week to keep it looking good. You could water the entire ball with a hose, but as the succulents grow and cover the entire sphere it will be difficult for water to penetrate inside.
Correspondingly, how do you grow succulents in a hanging basket?
One may also ask, how do you plant a sphere hanging basket?
How do you make hanging succulents?
Also called rosary string of beads or string of pearls plant, this creeping succulent is an odd looking plant that many people enjoy adding to their indoor gardens.
Many succulents are good hanging plants but many don’t hang nor trail. String of Pearls, String of Banana, String of Dolphins, Variegated Portulacaria Afra, and some Sedums species are good hanging succulent plants.
Here’s How to Make Your Succulent Hanging Basket:
Use the wire type baskets that you line with moss or a coco fiber liner, not the solid plastic kind as the succulents you will plant into them need very fast drainage. … Fill the basket quite full with the soil, as it will settle over time.
How to Make a Kokedama String Garden
- Step 1: Remove the plant from its current home and prune the roots. …
- Step 2: Wrap the roots with sphagnum moss. …
- Step 3: Mix the peat, bonsai and potting soil together. …
- Step 4: Use the soil mixture to mold a ball around the roots. …
- Step 5: Cover the ball with sheet moss.
Succulents are a good choice for vertical gardens because they’re slow-growing and don’t need a lot of water to thrive.
However, while all succulents do best with some light, a few can withstand partial shade. Growing succulents in the shade isn’t ideal for most varieties, but a prized few will actually flourish in low light situations.