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Top 8 Monthly Succulent Delivery Services You Should Try

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Like your favorite magazine, you can actually have the latest succulents delivered to your doorstep. And what’s more, you can have these succulent delivery services scheduled every month! That’s right, succulent subscriptions have become available online so you can update and expand your collection without going to the market or nursery.

A lot of these online subscriptions offer you the visuals and specs of the succulents and even the plant info and care instruction which is pretty convenient for the busy, modern gardeners. This is also a perfect way to plan ahead and give a series of succulent gifts to your loved ones.

In this guide, we have listed the best succulent subscriptions that will provide you with impeccable succulent of the month, every month, right on schedule.

1. Succulents Box

Established in 2017, this California-based company offers monthly, 3, 6, and 12 months subscription to over 200 succulent types and other small plants. You can also choose to have 1 to 4 different kinds of organically-grown succulents in your subscription box.

Depending on your subscription, the box size may vary but the content includes the potted succulents and plant information cards. There is a $5 shipping fee for every box but this will be waived for purchases $75 and above. They offer discounts and provide options for clay pots too.

Their website is user-friendly and informative, you can readily click on their subscription options plus you can browse their plant selection by genus and read their blog on succulent care and guide. Orders are also shipped within 3-5 days, Monday through Friday.

Pros:

  • $5 plus $5 shipping fee for 1 pc. succulent
  • Option to have more succulents in 1 box
  • Organically grown
  • Discounts for bigger purchases
  • User-friendly and informative website
  • Ships nationwide (US)
  • No repeat plants for a year
  • Heat packs for winter delivery available (additional cost)

Cons:

  • Size of the plants not specified

2. Mountain Crest

Established in 1995, Mountain Crest is a family-owned nursery specializing in succulents. They have a wide range of plants that in a year of subscription, you will not receive the same succulents. Subscription is on a monthly basis and you can cancel any time.

Each box includes 4 unique potted succulents plus 1 bonus plant, a foliage cleaning brush (first month of subscription), a care guide, and collectible plant info cards. Each month they curate exciting selections based on species, season, growth habit of plants, etc.

Subscription boxes are shipped every 1st Tuesday or Wednesday and charges will be applied every 28th of the month. Aside from these boxes, Mountain Crest offers individual plants for sale which are also covered by their 14-day quality guarantee.

Pros:

  • $21.95 for 4+1 pcs. succulents
  • Free shipping
  • No repeat plant for a year
  • Heat packs for winter delivery available (additional cost)
  • User-friendly and informative website
  • Free cleaning tool
  • Ships nationwide (US)

Cons:

  •  Size of the plants not specified

3. Succulent Studios

A second generation farm, Succulent Studios is all about sustainability, delivering organically grown succulents right to your doorstep. May it be as a gift or for yourself, you can avail their monthly subscription for only $10 a month. There are also 3, 6, and 12 month subscriptions that automatically renew every month.

Their subscription box contains two 8 weeks old succulents planted in coco coir in biodegradable pots, plant ID cards, and care instructions. The plants will eventually need repotting since their pots will soften after 2-3 waterings.

The website is easy to navigate and subscribing can be done in just a few clicks. Once the order is placed, it will be processed and for a minimal fee, the box will be shipped anywhere in the US. Subscription can also be paused or cancelled any time.

Pros:

  • $10 plus $6.5 shipping fee for 2 pcs. succulents
  • Organically grown and packaged, sustainable production
  • $5 off for the first month
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Ships nationwide (US)
  • Easy to navigate website

Cons:

  • Repotting is required after purchase

4. Leaf & Clay

Leaf & Clay is an online plant shop established in 2016 catering to people who like small plants such as cacti and succulents, from common varieties to weird-looking ones. Their succulent subscription may be availed monthly, for 3 months or 6 months by Plant Mail Club members with free shipping.

Each month, 3 new hand-selected succulents will be sent to you in a box. These 2.5” plants are bare-root, without the soil so potting should be done once the package is received. Leaf & Clay also has separate pots and macramé in case you want to include them in your purchase.

Subscription boxes are shipped every 7th of the month but first order is usually processed within 1-3 business days. You can opt to skip a month or cancel your subscription any time.

Pros:

  • $19.95 for 3 pcs. succulents
  • Free shipping
  • Ships nationwide (US)
  • User-friendly website
  • Heat packs for winter delivery available (additional cost)
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed

Cons:

  • Bare-root situation of the plant may be affected by delay in delivery
  • No plant labels and info included in the box 

5. The Succulent Source

The Succulent Source is a family-run business that has been in the industry for 15 years. Their subscription box comes in a monthly, 3, 6, and 12 months option. They have 60 types of succulents available as well as cacti and air plants.

For $30 a month, you will get 5 pcs of 2.5” mature succulents per box which will be a different set every month. You can check their website to see which plants are included in each month’s subscription and download printable gift card inserts if you’re opting to send a box to your loved ones.

Subscription boxes are shipped every 1st week of the month with shipping fee based on the weight of the package. You can get discounts by pre-paying and you can also skip a month or cancel the subscription anytime.

Pros:

  • $30 plus shipping fee for 5 pcs. Succulent
  • Discounts for prepay
  • No repeat plant for a year
  • Heat packs for winter delivery available (additional cost)

Cons:

  • No plant labels and info included in the box
  • Package comes in standard shipping boxes so plants are not as secured

6. The House Plant Box

The House Plant Box offers Succulent Box subscription where you get to receive premium quality succulent every month starting at $12 a month plus a standard $3.5 shipping fee. You can go for a 1 time purchase or 3, 6, or 12 months subscription and the plant will be delivered right to your doorstep.

Each succulent box comes with a hand-picked 1-4” succulent potted in a plastic pot and a plant detail and care card. If you’re interested in other types of plants, they also have various house plants from tall ornamental plants to herbs to air plants which are grown in their California nursery.

They have a user-friendly website where you can log on and proceed with your purchase and browse their additional plant care guide. You can purchase wherever you are in the US and shipping is usually done every 2nd of the month. They also offer a 30-day guarantee on all their plants and you can cancel or pause your subscription anytime.

Pros:

  • Ships nationwide (US)
  • User-friendly website
  • 30-day guarantee
  • Other plants available

Cons:

  • $12 plus $3.5 shipping fee for 1 succulent
  • Variation in plants not specified so may receive repeat succulent type

7. SoCal Succulents

SoCal Succulents creates succulent arrangements mostly for events and as gifts but they offer subscriptions for those interested in their colorful selection. They have several plans available with prices depending on quantity and the type of plants.

Their succulent subscription starts at $15 for 4 pcs. of 2”plants which are sent every month. You can also get as many as 15 pcs. of different varieties that come in sets of 3 for $40. Aside from this, they also have gift sets and holiday-themed succulent decors.

Pros:

  • $15 for 4 pcs. succulents
  • Free shipping
  • Option to have more succulents in 1 box

Cons:

  • No plant labels and info included in the box
  • Variation in the plants and size not specified, may receive duplicates
  • No shipping and return policy available on website

8. Succulents Monthly

If you are looking for ready-to-display succulents, Succulents Monthly is worth considering. They have monthly, 3, 6, 12 months subscription for plants that are already in decorative containers. Aside from succulents, they also have air plants that come with display arts.

Their succulent subscription, Succulent with Style is a box of a featured succulent planted in succulent soil in cool containers with easy care instructions and other freebies. Although they specialize in subscription, you can check their website for other plant-related merchandise.

Succulents Monthly usually ship out boxes in the middle of the month for a regular fee already included in the subscription charge. In terms of refunds, they are unable to reverse payments for delivered packages.

Pros:

  • Ships nationwide (US)
  • Other plants available
  • General plant care available on website
  • Ready to display plants so no need to repot

Cons:

  • $18 for 1 pc. succulent
  • Refund policy not flexible
  • Variation in the plants and size not specified

For more types of succulents you can grow, check this list of common succulents and cactus plants.

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