Succulents Box Plant Subscription Review + Coupon – May 2019


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Succulents May 2019 - Box Front

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.

Succulents May 2019 - Box Open

This is a review of the 4 plants per month plan.

Succulents May 2019 - All Product

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.)

Succulents May 2019 - All Product Review

About Succulents Box Plant Subscription

The Subscription Box: Succulents Box

The Cost:

  • 1 plant per month for $5.00
  • 2 plants per month for $10.00
  • 3 plants per month for $15.00
  • 4 plants per month for $20.00

The Products: A rotating assortment of small succulent plants and a set of care instructions

Ships to: the US for $5.00

Succulents Box May 2019 Review

Succulents May 2019 - Info Card FrontSucculents May 2019 - Info Card Back

All of the boxes I receive include these care instructions. They are simple and easy to follow.

Succulents May 2019 - Invoice Front

My boxes also come with an invoice.

Before I really get into my review, I just want to quickly indicate how disappointed I was when I opened this month’s box. None of the plants were wrapped the way they normally are except for one, which was a really tall one. My plants normally have tissue wrapped between the soil and the plant to keep them in place and they are bubble wrapped. Due to this, most of the plants were really neglected. I reached out to customer service and they confirmed that if there’s an issue with a subscriber’s box, they’ll send a replacement right away.

Succulents May 2019 - Tomentosa 4

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Tomentosa Kalanchoe

This particular plant kept losing its leaves. I delicately dust them off before photographing them, but when I lightly brushed, leaves just fell. It was awful. This plant is truly so pretty and different than any other plant I have. I love the brown around the edges. I have planted this one and hope that it makes it, but as of today, almost all of the leaves have fallen off.

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Haagei Pachyveria

This was another neglected plant, but was in the best shape out of all of them, even though one of the leaves is obviously withered. The color in this plant is really pretty; I enjoy the light red around the edges. The leaves are really thick and if it survives, will make a fantastic addition to my succulent garden.

Succulents May 2019 - Percarneum 1

Percarneum Aeonium

This is probably my favorite plant in this month’s box. It is tall and beautiful! I love the shape of the inside flower. Like the first plant, though, this beauty is quickly losing her leaves. I have planted her and watered her and hope she thrives.

Succulents May 2019 - Oliva 1

Succulents May 2019 - Oliva 2

Succulents May 2019 - Oliva 3

Olivia Graptoveria

This was the most neglected plant of them all. The soil was almost completely gone and the half the leaves were dead and dried out. I planted this one but it almost immediately died. There was no recovering this plant. I am so disappointed – it would have fit perfectly in my succulent garden with others that look similar to them.

Succulents May 2019 - Flower Pot Top FrontSucculents May 2019 - Flower Pot Side Front

This is my succulent garden. We just recently bought our house and I was able to remove a tree that grew uncontrollably and stabbed anyone who walked close to it. This area is right in front of my house and gets direct sunlight for probably an hour or 2 out of the day. I am still working on the landscaping under it, so just ignore that for now. Most of my plants are doing really, REALLY good.

Especially the panamensis kalanchoe plant that I received in February and the senecio rowleyanus, string of pearls that I received in March. My blue fairy echeveria plant is also starting to flower! I got that one back in January. Eventually, I hope to have the whole area full of thriving succulents.

Verdict: I am always excited to open up my Succulents Box subscription every month, especially now more than ever since we own our home and I am trying to grow and care for a succulent garden. But this month just fell flat and disappointed me so much. My 8-year-old daughter, Bella, opened this box with me and she felt exactly the same as I did. Out of the four plants, one is completely dead, two lost most of their leaves and the other is just barely hanging on. I really hope that this was just a one-time mishap and that next month’s will box will be cared for and gently delivered.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today?  Your assortment will vary depending on how many plants you choose to subscribe to.

Value Breakdown: This 4-plant box costs $20.00 + $5.00 shipping. That means each plant cost an average of $6.25.

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Written by Carol Castaneda

Carol Castaneda

I am a mother of 2 going on 3 soon and enjoy the little things in life, especially in surprise form! Monthly subscription boxes give me that surprise every time I see the mailman delivering them! My favorite boxes include beauty boxes, lifestyle boxes and anything pregnancy-related boxes; my all time favorite is my FabFitFun subscription.

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