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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.

Morgan's Sedum - Sedum morganianum

Sedum red-painted - Sedum rubrotinctum

sedum morganian - sedum morganianum

sedum pachyphylium

red-color sedum - sedum rubrotinctum