- Indoor Planting Tips for Succulent Arrangement
- Succulent Ideas That Look Great in Glass Arrangement
- Step by Step How to Assemble a Vase with Succulent Arrangement
Succulent plants are fashionable and everyone is in love with them. Its cultivation is simple and, even in interiors, as long as they are well lit, we can maintain them. Learn how to assemble a vase with a succulent arrangement.
Although they develop better with a few hours of sunshine, we can always take the container to a window. There she should stay for a few hours, once or twice a week.
But care should be taken to avoid the early afternoon sun, which is too strong and could damage the leaves.
Indoor Planting Tips for Succulent Arrangement
The containers are the most varied that we can use. Ceramic vessels with or without vitrification, plastics, porcelain and glass.
For containers without drainage holes we recommend a base of pebbles so that the water is stored there and does not rot the roots.
The substrate should always be well porous, such as a mixture of sand or perlite with earthworm humus and organic compost in equal parts.
Periodic fertilization every 3 to 4 months can be made in liquid form, a teaspoon of NPK fertilizer formulation 10-10-10, diluted in a glass of water. Do not let the water with fertilizer touch the leaves to avoid burning.
Succulent Ideas That Look Great in Glass Arrangement
In the step by step we are suggesting the following plants for the arrangement:
Rose-of-Stone (Echeveria spp.)
We found several species of stone rose: with leaves in green or greyish green, smooth, textured, with edges of wavy leaves, etc. They are easy to grow and the composition between the different types of leaves produces excellent effect.
Leaf-of-Fortune (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)
THE leaf of fortune is an excellent plant to grow both in the garden and indoors in well-lit places. It produces racemos of small simple or folded flowers, in colors white, pink, yellow, red, purple and its effect in an arrangement gives the note of color.
Swordfish (Sanseveria variegata 'Nana')
Of succulent leaves variegadas ending in tip, very rustic, the spade composes with the others recommended a very good effect.
This genre is one of those that NASA selected as depopulating plant, then its addition to the arrangement will bring benefit to the internal environment.
THE ripsalis is a cactacele without spines of fine cladodes forming a clump of pleasing texture. Its effect on the arrangement produces the soft note of thin sheets contrasting with the mass of rigid sheets. It produces tiny white flowers.
Burrowing Tail (Sedum morganianum)
Juicy of small oblong leaves that develops hanging branches. Use small seedlings of the ass-tail; when it grows too large, reaching the table or trimmer, it can be pruned or changed into another pot.
Step by Step How to Assemble a Vase with Succulent Arrangement
Materials used: fine gravel, earthworm humus, organic compost and perlite, in equal parts, mix well. If you do not have perlite, replace with very coarse construction sand.
Place the gravel in the bottom of the pot to ensure drainage. Place part of the substrate mixed.
Arrange the chosen plants in a harmonious way. To water
Subsequent watering should be evaluated by placing the fingers on the substrate. If moisture does not drain.
Take to the chosen location. Periodically take to sunny location for an hour or two.
Fertilize in a liquid form according to the recommended dosage every 3 months.