Making a Succulent Terrarium
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Making a Succulent Terrarium

Why Making a Succulent Terrarium is a Great Idea If you love having plants in your house or office a succulent terrarium is the choice for you.  Terrariums are unusual and lush but do take specific maintenance.  If the plants you choose quickly outgrow their environment regular maintaining is essential.  The solution to not having…

Best Succulent Fertilizer for Cactus and Succulents
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Best Succulent Fertilizer for Cactus and Succulents

The best succulent fertilizer for cactus and other succulents will be 1) organic 2) low on NPK, especially nitrogen 3) include beneficial soil microbes such as probiotics and mycorrhizae  4) contain humic acids and 5) finally it should be a slow release blend.  We did find a brand that met all those important requirements.  You can…

Coppertone, Sedum nussbaumerianum – Details, Growing Tips
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Coppertone, Sedum nussbaumerianum – Details, Growing Tips

The Coppertone, Sedum nussbaumerianum, sometimes called Coppertone Sedum or Stonecrop, is almost always on a person’s list of favorite terrarium succulents.  It is a hardy and versatile plant that looks and grows great indoors and outside. Common Names Coppertone Sedum, Stonecrop, Showy Stonecrop, Everlasting, Nussbaumer’s Sedum, Donkey Tail Sedum Scientific Binomial Name Sedum nussbaumerianum Description of Coppertone,…

What is a Succulent Plant?
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What is a Succulent Plant?

Please do not be embarrassed or ashamed if you need to ask the question; “What is a succulent?”  The truth is it is not an easy question to answer since even experts and scholars will give you different definitions about how to identify succulents. What is a Succulent? The actual word “succulent” is from the latin…