Succulents Box Subscription Review – August 2018
Succulents Box sends subscribers a new set of small succulent plants each month. Choose to receive 1-4 plants per month and save with bigger subscriptions.
This is a review of the 4 plants per month plan.
This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
About Succulents Box
The Subscription Box: Succulents Box
- 1 plant per month for $5.45 (currently on sale for $4.00)
- 2 plants per month for $11.00 (currently on sale for $8.00)
- 3 plants per month for $16.50 (currently on sale for $12.00)
- 4 plants per month for $22.00 (currently on sale for $16.00)
Shipping varies by destination.
The Products: A rotating assortment of small succulent plants and a set of care instructions
Ships to: US only. Shipping rates vary by location.
Succulents Box August 2018
Here’s a card with general care instructions for the plants in the box.
Last month’s plants were shipping in tissue paper wrapping. This month, they arrived hugged in bubble wrap.
This month’s box also came with individual cards labeling each plant and providing specific care information. This first plant stood out to me because of its big paddle-like leaves. They almost look like big green potato chips, haha! The leaves are each about 1-2 inches long. I definitely don’t have any succulents shaped quite like this little guy!
At first glance, I thought this plant had just been sitting in a box for too long, but no! Those little cobweb-like strands are a natural part of the plant! The shape of the leaves is also really interesting. They kind of have the shape of medieval swords. The plant is on the small side—it’s barely two inches across.
This plant is also just under 2 inches wide. It’s the kind of shape I imagine when I think about succulents, with its flower-like bloom of leaves. It has itty bitty spines along its leaves, and the leaves themselves are rather thin for a succulent. I’m interested to see if I can help these smaller babies thrive and grow!
This last plant has a real fuzzy look about it. It’s kind of like a succulent went playing in the woods for a day! This plant is about 3 inches across, so it’s on the bigger side for this sub. I like the rustic vibe of this fuzzy little guy!
The Verdict: The price breakdown after shipping for this subscription ends up being a bit more expensive than what I might expect to spend on similarly sized plants at my local hardware store’s greenhouse department. But if you don’t have access to succulents and are interested in collecting them, I could see this box as being convenient and fun. The plants seem pretty hardy, though I’ve found that they’re happiest when they pop out of their tiny packages and into a big pot ASAP. I haven’t noticed a ton of growth in the past plants I’ve received from this subscription box, but they are still happy and green.
To Wrap Up:
Can I still get this box if I sign up today?: Yes! Though your assortment may look slightly different, depending on how many plants you choose.
Value Breakdown: This four plant box costs $22.00 (at retail) + $7.35 shipping to PA, or $29.35 total. That means each plant cost an average of $7.34 after shipping.
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What do you think of Succulents Box?