Longevity. From the time the wreath is planted, you can count on at least one year of use if you have any sense of growing succulents at all. More common is for a wreath to last 2 to 5 years and I have had one customer who reported success for 10 years!
Furthermore, how do you grow succulents in a wreath?
Beside this, how do you trim a succulent wreath?
The maintenance is relatively simple on these wreaths and you may need to clip out an occasional dead leaf every now and then. If any of the succulents start to crowd and outgrow each other over time, then you can prune them out, let the stems heal over and replant. Think of it as the wreath which keeps on giving!
How do you take care of a succulent wreath?
Editor’s Tip: Water your succulent wreath when it feels dry—every three to 10 weeks, depending on temperature and lighting. Soak the wreath in a container of water for at least one hour.
- Soak your potting soil and sphagnum moss in water. …
- Line the inside of the wreath with sphagnum moss, then fill with soil. …
- Carefully plant your plants around the wreath. …
- Water your wreath and lay flat for about a week. …
- Hang your wreath. …
- Water wreath 2-3 times a week to make sure it lasts its full potential.
When you’re watering projects made with sphagnum moss you’ll need to run water over the moss a couple times to get it to absorb water. You can add sphagnum moss to just about anything to help succulents grow better. For example, I’ve been cleaning out my house and ended up condensing my spices.
These can be found at Hobby Lobby or Michaels.
- First clip all your succulents.
- Then add a layer of moss to your wreath using the hot glue gun.
- Add your succulents on top and hold in place with hot glue.
- Use floral pins to help keep succulents in place. And…that’s a wrap. So simple, right?!