Hanging succulents are easy to care for plants that look great on shelves with their trailing foliage. In general they are not fussy with very little care requirements and often are easy to propagate to. Here we’ll run down some of our favorites.
String Of Hearts
I have a few strings of hearts around my flat, they are so beautiful, the way the leaves grow from the really slender stems is captivating. Put one a shelf and let it trails down and it will demand all the attention in the room! For more on these see our article on String Of Hearts.
Probably the most popular sedum, the burros tail or donkeys tail succulents are really easy to grow as they are not fussy in regard to humidity, temperature or watering They are easy to propagate plant looks great on any shelf. We have ours on our table on our balcony. See our articles on it for more information: Donkey’s Tail Succulent.
String Of Pearls
This classic trailing succulent with it’s peculiar circular leaf growths have made it a must have plant. The variegated one is absolutely stunning too. It is really easy to propagate too, making great for gifting to friend. For more on this plant see String Of Pearls Care and String Of Pearls Propagation.
String of Nickels
This plant has gone under the radar as far as popular plants go, it is an epiphyte which means it grows on the sides of trees in the wild, and not in soil so it does have some different care needs than other plants. If you’re looking for an alternative hanging plant, this is a great bet, just make sure you don’t put it normal soil which can cause root rot. For more on this plant see Dischidia Nummularia.
This tropical succulent vine with it’s beautiful porcelain flowers, it used to be your grand mothers favorite plant, but recently has massively grown in popularity and for good reason, the flowers are amazing, go get yourself one! For more info see Hoya Carnosa.
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