clarifier / sedum
Refers to the family of peas. Homeland - Central and South America, Madagascar.
General description : Cleansing - lightweight in growing succulent. Basically, these are low plants with branching fleshy stems. Leaves are very fleshy, in the shape of a boat or cylindrical.
Usually in the indoor setting the following species are bred:
- Sedum pachyphylium differs from the red tips of cylindrical leaves.
- Sedum rubrotinctum (Purified reddish) has approximately completely red leaves.
- Sedum morganianum (Morgan's Cleansing). This is an ampel shape with hanging stems, densely covered with small gray syzy leaves. In summer it blooms with pink flowers.
- Sedum prealtum is an atypical cleansing. This bush is up to 60 cm tall with long bright leaves.
Recommendations for plant care Cleaning:
Illumination : photophilous, requires direct sunlight.
Irrigation mode : Moderate, by the measure of drying of the soil. In the winter, outlandish.
Humidity : Does not require spraying.
Temperatures : Moderate, cool in winter (8-14 ° C).
Soil : Drainage is mandatory. It is allowed to add charcoal and brick crumbs.
Recommended soil mishmash: 1 share of sod land, 1 share of leaf, 1 element of peat and 1 element of sand.
During the growth period, it needs fertilizing once every two weeks with fertilizers for cacti and succulents.
Breeding : The apical and caulis cuttings easily take root in spring and summer.
Transplantation : In the spring, annually or 1 time in 2 years. The root system is superficial, so the pot must be wide, but not deep.
Pests : It is infrequent.
Morgan's purification - sedum morganianum
broad-leafed cleanser - sedum pachyphylium
reddish colored cleanser - sedum rubrotinctum