Don’t you just love succulents as much as Nell and I do? Adding them to your decor helps lighten up a forgotten corner of your home and brings in a burst of life. And, if you combine those succulents with the right container, it’s a win-win all the way around. I put together this round-up filled of 20 small pots for succulents to make the shopping easy for you.
Succulents don’t have a large root system and can grow in these small pots for a long period of time. It’s best if the pots have a drain hole because succulents don’t like to have their roots kept constantly wet. If there’s no drain hole, then put at least an inch or 2 layers of pebbles on the bottom of the pot and ease up on the watering amount and frequency.
When choosing the right spot for your succulents be sure to remember that these aren’t low light plants. They like as much natural light as you can give them. If you already have succulents and are looking to propagate them for planting in your new pots, then be sure to check out this post on 2 very easy ways to propagate succulents.
Choosing pots is fun but can be very overwhelming. There are so many styles out there and these are my current favorites. There are still a lot to choose from but at least they’re all in 1 place for your browsing pleasure.
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Be sure to check out our Growing Succulents Indoors series for lots of care info.
Here are our current favorite small pots for succulents:
This guide was originally posted on April 11, 2017. It was updated on May 12, 2021.
We love succulents in terra cotta pots! These are extra unique because of the hand painted white details.
This design is very popular with larger plants, but who said you can’t use it for a small succulent too? We love how this mid-century modern pot looks on a desk.
Display any three succulents in a bright window with this industrial hanging planter. The extendable metal rod and adjustable ropes makes this planter very versatile.
Add a touch of humor to your home with these funny face pots! The set comes with three unique porcelain pots with different facial expressions that are sure to start a conversation with guests.
We love anything eco-friendly here! Made from recycled wood, these geometric planters will add a touch of modernity to your home.
This set of small concrete planters includes three pots all with different heights. Each one is painted by hand to add a pop of color to any space.
This ceramic owl pot set is perfect for holding little succulents. You can keep all 6 yourself or give them away as gifts.
These bright ceramic planters are sure to brighten up any corner in your home.
Combine concrete and cork for a modern, industrial look. This cylinder pot is the perfect home for any little succulent.
These neutral colored and modern small pots for succulents come in a pack of 3. They are the perfect size for 2″ grow pots.
Halloween lovers rejoice! Now you can celebrate your love for spooky season all year long with a coffin shaped succulent pot.
This simple and stylish pot comes in 4 cheerful, but subdued colors that will add the perfect pop of color in any home.
Add some sparkle and astrology inspired decor to your home with this adorable moon shaped planter. Any green succulent will pop against this bronze color.
Bring the safari indoors with this adorable giraffe succulent pot with gold detail. Perfect for animal lovers everywhere.
How unique is this geometric modern planter? Bonus: it’s made from sustainable 3D printed plastic so it’s eco-friendly and durable.
These cute cement pots are perfect for holding small succulents because they have a small drain hole and a bamboo tray to help keep your surfaces clean.
We love the modern take on these classic terracotta pots. And they come in a set… the more the merrier!
Face design and terracotta? Yes please! This set of succulents pots are sure to add a fun touch of style to any home decor.
We love the geometric and metallic accents on these cement pots.
Drain holes and rubber feet are what makes this set of terracotta planters stand out (because drain holes are important for properly watering succulents and rubber feet will protect your furniture).
I hope you enjoyed this roundup of small pots for succulents and that you found a few favorites to brighten up your home. Your succulents will love you!
Lucy (Updated by Brielle)
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