Sun: full sun
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 4a from -4°30F to -25° F (-34.4 ° C to -31.7° C)
Winter Survival: Cold hardy
Propagation: leaves, stem cuttings
Flower: in the late spring and summer
Toxic: Can be toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests, Plants may rot if overwatered
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Basc Care for Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’
Can you water your succulent more than what its need? The answer is yes and no. In extreme conditions, you can water your plants more often when you notice the soil is completely dry.
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means spring and fall. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Caucasian Stonecrop, Phedimus spurius ‘Tricolor'"
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ requires full sun in order to thrive. When choosing a spot for your succulent, make sure it gets at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. If the leaves start to look pale or weak, this could be an indication that the succulent isn't getting enough light.
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ is known for its cold hardiness and ability to survive in frigid winter temperatures. This succulent's thick leaves and stems help it retain moisture, aiding it in surviving freezing temperatures. Additionally, the succulent's attractive foliage offers a festive touch to any garden in cold climates. With its ability to survive down to 0°F, "Caucasian Stonecrop, Phedimus spurius ‘Tricolor'" is an excellent choice for areas with frosty winters.
Any succulents in the group will need a large space to grow. You should place your pot outdoor. Since this plant needs a lot of space than other succulents, you should consider not planting them together with other succulents/plants.
Propagating succulents with leaves is a satisfying way to obtain new plants. Start by cutting some healthy leaves from the mother plant, then place them on top of potting mix and water regularly. In time you'll have vibrant succulents that you grew yourself!
One of the easiest and most popular ways to propagate Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ is by stem cuttings. This method involves cutting a stem from an existing succulent and planting it in soil to grow a new plant.
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ can be toxic when ingested. All parts of the plant, such as stems, leaves and flowers, are potentially dangerous and can cause severe reactions in humans and animals when consumed. It is important to stay aware of potential dangers and avoid contact with the succulent if possible.
Pests and Diseases
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
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