Belongs to the family of bollards. Homeland - Central and South America, Madagascar.
General description : Sedum - lightweight in growing succulent. These are mainly low plants with branching, fleshy stems. The leaves are very fleshy, boat-shaped or cylindrical.
Usually in room conditions the following types are bred:
- Sedum pachyphylium (Titkit) is distinguished by the red tips of cylindrical leaves.
- Sedum rubrotinctum (reddener) has approximately completely red leaves.
- Sedum morganianum (Morgan's Witch). This is an ampelous species with dangling stems densely covered with small bluish leaves. Summer blooms pink flowers.
- Sedum prealtum (Eye of the Pot) - an atypical sedum. This shrub up to 60 cm tall with long bright leaves.
Recommendations for the care of the plant
Illumination : Light-requiring, requires direct sunlight.
Irrigation mode : Moderate, to measure the drying of the soil. In winter, outlandish.
Humidity : Does not need spraying.
Temperature : Moderate, cool in winter (8-14 ° C).
Soil : Drainage is required. Allowed to add charcoal and brick chips.
Recommended soil mash: 1 share of sod land, 1 share of leaf, 1 peat elements and 1 sand elements.
During the period of growth it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with fertilizers for cacti and succulents.
Breeding : Apical and stem cuttings root easily in spring and summer.
Transplant : In the spring, annually or 1 time in 2 years. The root system is superficial, so the pot is forced to be wide, but not deep.
Pests : Rarely affected.
sedum morganian - sedum morganianum
red-color sedum - sedum rubrotinctum