Plant Recommendations

Terrarium Plants


roya_jvd added on October 1, 2016 | Answered

Which one of these combinations is appropriate for an open-lid, easy-to-care terrarium? 1. arrow-leaf plant, fittonia, wandering jew 2. arrow-leaf plant, wandering jew, pothos 3. polka dot plant, arrow-leaf, spider plant, pothos 4. purple passion, arrow-leaf plant, polka-dot plant, pothos I live in 9a/10a zone, and I want to place my terrarium 3 feet from a west window.


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 3, 2016

I would avoid the Pothos and Spider Plants for a terrarium, since they have a hanging growth pattern.
The remaining plants you mention will work as small terrarium plants.
Here are some articles for you with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/terrariums-and-wardian-cases-in-your-home.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/how-to-set-up-a-terrarium.htm

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