What is a succulent sphere?
A succulent sphere is just one of the new endeavors involving this group of plants. We’ve seen succulents as part of roof and wall gardens, growing in old shoes, included in floral arrangements, and more. The plant’s amazing adaptability makes them perfect for many interesting endeavors.
What kind of wire is used to make a succulent sphere?
This Succulent Sphere has been made using 2 wire garden hanging baskets as the base. The Blogger has then attached some heavy chain. You could also use traditional hanging basket wire too. Jackie from Drought Smart Plants is responsible for this gorgeous creation.
How do you hang succulents from a ball?
Once your succulent ball is officially ready to be hung, you’ll attach the chain to the sides of the ball. Once the ball is suspended, you can add a few more plant cuttings to the empty parts of the orb if you like. Editor’s Tip:To water your hanging succulent plants, submerge it in water and allow it to sit for about 10 minutes.
How do you plant succulents in a moss ball frame?
Insert Succulent Cuttings To add succulents, use a screwdriver or awl to poke holes in the moss and down into the foam. Be sure to leave room between plants for growth. Use floral pins to secure if necessary. The roots of your succulent plants will take about six months to fully grow and latch on to the material inside your ball frame.
1. Remove Dirt
First things first, remove the dirt from each variety of succulent you got.
3. Leave for 2 Days
Collect the cuttings in a tray and let it sit for around two days. This gives the cutting enough time to form a callus on the end.
6. Allow to Dry
Hang the moss ball in order to dry it until it’s slightly moist.
9. Insert Tube in the Sphere
Once done with making holes insert the tube in the sphere.
12. Use Pins
If some of your succulent cuttings are loose, use floral pins to keep them in place until they root.