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A succulent book planter is a colorful and very unique touch in any home. With this easy to set up DIY kit, you will have everything you need to create a wonderful living addition to your own home, or a stunning gift for your next housewarming, wedding, or birthday. They are great for coffee tables, mantle pieces, book cases, desk tops or any other brightly lit location in your home or office.

Succulent planter book kits are assembled from reclaimed vintage or contemporary books that have either been damaged or discarded. It has now been hollowed out and waterproofed for your planting pleasure. Simply fill with soil, arrange succulent cuttings as desired, water very occasionally, and: voila!

Your lovely succulents will usually begin to root within 1-3 weeks. Once fully established, your book planter can be displayed lying prone or upright.

This particular listing is a surprise! I will select one of my available planter books at random and convert it into a planter just for you. Succulent cuttings will be selected specifically to coordinate, both in color and size. If you have any special requests, include them in your comments and I will do my best to accommodate.

Also available with no succulent cuttings if you prefer to use your own. (These book planters can also accommodate small flowering house plants, such as African Violets.)

Kit includes:
-1 waterproofed book planter
-1 bag of succulent/cactus soil
-Assorted succulent cuttings (size, count and variety will vary, but will be selected to coordinate and generously fill the planter opening while still allowing a little space for growth)
-Optional: Bag of decorative gravel topper in color of your choice (this not only looks pretty, it also helps hold the succulent cuttings in place as they start to grow roots)

My smallest book planter measures 8" long, and 2" deep. My largest planter book is 15" tall and 5" deep. Yours will fall on either extreme or somewhere in between! The waterproofed hollow section is usually at least 3"-4" in diameter and runs slightly shallower than the depth of the book. Publication date will vary--some copies will be vintage, some will be modern.

Fresh succulent cuttings are hand-selected to make a beautiful arrangement with your particular piece.

**COLD WEATHER WARNING. Succulents are only hardy to about 45 degrees. If plants must transport through an area that falls below this, adding a heat pack is strongly recommended. One heat pack per small box order is sufficient.

If you are looking for a specific size, color, or subject, send me a convo and I will see what I can find for you!

Most titles are from 1990 or earlier, though some contemporary books are also in my collection.

Succulent Book Planter - Vintage and Contemporary Titles

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: assorted succulent cuttings, rooting hormone predipped, succulent soil, instructions for planting and care, vintage book, waterproofer
  • Made to order
  • Only ships within United States.
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