Simply so, how long do succulent wreaths last?
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!
Herein, 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 care for a succulent wreath?
Using a pencil, make a hole for the succulent and insert the root into the moss. Once you have three or four in the moss, start securing them with a piece of wire. Wrap it carefully around the wreath, being careful not to pull off the leaves of the succulent plants. Continue all the way around the wreath form.
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.
To water your succulent wreath, dip it in room-temperature water for a few minutes to allow the sphagnum moss to soak it up. Then allow it dry a bit before watering again. Overwatering kills more plants than anything else. Succulents efficiently store water so they need watering less often than most people believe.
Keep It Moisturized
One of the most important steps in keeping a wreath lively and fragrant is preventing it from drying out. Spritzing the wreath with water every other day or so will help greatly, especially in warmer climates.
Succulents have unique adaptations that have made them hardy and versatile enough to survive a variety of harsh conditions. Therefore, your succulent should be able to survive on or in rocks so long as they have just enough soil to cover their roots.
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.