choosing the right container
Selecting a pot for your succulent is almost as much fun as picking out the succulents! There are a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials for pots, and most will work well for succulents. Succulents generally have shallow roots so they thrive in short, wide pots as well as tall, skinny pots.
The pot you select for your succulents must have a drainage hole. As mentioned previously, succulents need the water to flow out of the pot to prevent rot. If possible, it’s best to find a pot that already has a hole, but if you want to use a container that doesn’t have a hole, see “How to Adapt a Non-Draining ...