Category: Growing Tips

A close round terrarium with succulent.
Open terrariums are a great way to have a low-maintenance and aesthetically pleasing set-up in your home. They’re also a good way to get your feet wet if you’re new to the world of indoor plants. Just keep these tips in mind when caring for your open terrariums
A air plant exposed to sunlight.
Air plants do not need direct sunlight. However, bright indirect light is best because it will encourage the plant to spread its beautiful leaves. The leaves of an air plant may look like they are underwater, but in actuality the air plant absorbs moisture from the air to survive.
A green pink aeonium exposed to sunlight.
Aeonium needs more sunlight than most other succulent species. It requires at least full sun and partial shade is sufficient in winter and cloudy days. Aeonium is a succulent with broad leaves, so it has the ability to photosynthesize much more efficiently compared to other succulent plants.
The plant will be burned by direct sunlight but it can survive in a partial shade. Thus, if you want to grow the plant out in your garden, it is important to make sure that the area you will be planting this in does not have a strong sunlight. Otherwise, without proper sun protection for the plant, it will burn.
A sempervivum on rocks and exposed to sunlight.
Does your hen or chick plant require direct sunlight? Do you have limited space for growing veggies? A small Sempervivum succulent is an excellent indoor succulent for it’s high light resistance and drought resistant nature. In fact, do not give up anything but water to this great little houseplant. With a lifespan of 15-20 years, as well as a low maintenance care regimen, it can be grown almost anywhere.

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