It 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 diluted:
- Sedum pachyphylium (thick glass) 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 (heading) - an atypical stonecrop. 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 out 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 elements of peat and 1 elements of sand.
During the period of growth it needs fertilizing once in two weeks with fertilizers for cacti and succulents.
Breeding : Apical and stem cuttings root easily in spring and summer.
Change : 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