Project Description

Sedum album

White Stonecrop

This small ground-cover succulent has oblong lime green leaves. Watch for tiny white flowers in the summer.

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Quick Look:
  • Partial sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

  • Plant grows up to 5 in (12.7 cm) tall

    Plant grows up to 36 in (91 cm) wide

  • Zone 4a (Minimum -30°F | -34.4°C)

  • Cold hardy

  • Propagation by cuttings, leaves, seeds

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sedum album “White Stonecrop”

Sedum album “White Stonecrop” grows well in partial sun. As it grows, it spreads out, forming a clumping mat. Its flowers attract butterflies.

Watering

Sedum album “White Stonecrop” has typical watering needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Where to Plant

“White Stonecrop”is cold hardy to -30°F (-34.4).

Plant in an area of your garden that gets partial sun. It does not do well in full sun.

Pairs Well With

Sedum clavatum

How to Propagate Sedum album “White Stonecrop”

Sedum album “White Stonecrop” can be propagated from cuttings, leaves, or seeds.

Cuttings

To grow “White Stonecrop” from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.

Leaves

“White Stonecrop” will occasionally drop leaves, which can root where they fall. If you take a leaf for propagation, allow the leaf to dry out for several days so that the end callouses over, and then place on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil is completely dry.

Seeds

Sow your seeds in a well-draining soil. You can grow Sedum seeds outdoors if you live in an zone above 9a. If you live in a cooler area, you can begin sowing indoors under a grow light or on a seed mat.

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