How to plant succulents in the ground✅
How to plant succulents in ground? this is the key question in all over the world! If you are planning to have a beautiful succulent garden outdoors, this article is just for you. in this article we will teach you how to plant a succulent outdoors in easy steps, also if you don’t know which species are better for outdoor situations don’t worry we got you covered, at the end of this article you can find the mentioned article`s link and gain information about them but for now let`s learn how we should plant succulents.
Succulents are better be planted in hot climates and moderately cold climates, but if the temperature is too cold you better plant them in pots and move them inside but if you can`t move them the only way to save them is to cover them with especial covers.
Steps How to plant succulents in ground
Well first step when planting succulents outdoor is to pay attention that your soil is not heavy because succulents will not do well in clay soil, so before everything check out the clay of the soil, be sure it is nice and loose the reason is succulents like dry soil and also drainage is so important to their survival.
After making sure that the soil is ok it is time to dig a hole, the important thing here is that you need to dig a hole which is twice as wide as the succulent`s, about the depth, it is not that important actually because succulents doesn’t grow that deep.
If your succulent is in pot and you want to get it out of it and plant it in soil, be sure to loosen I out of the pot then give it a few pinches to loosen out the root ball.
Before putting your succulent in hole, put in a couple handfuls of organic compost and worm compost, this compost will help your oil give nutrients to the succulent and by using it you will not need to use fertilizer. Make sure that the crown of the plant stays up about half an inch to an inch above the line, it is because the weight of the plant is going to pull it down into the soil and it is better not to get down too far because crown can get drown and it will lead your succulent die.
After that put a layer of mentioned compost mixture again around it, and there you have it, it is done. Be sure to keep the soil dry for about a week and after that water it every 10 days to keep your succulent healthy an alive.
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