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Sedum oaxacanum

This tender succulent has bright green leaves. As it grows, its stems branch out, rooting into the ground. It can be used as ground cover or as part of a hanging basket. Watch for yellow, star-shaped blossoms in the summer.

Quick Look:

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Typical water needs for a succulent

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

  • Zone 9a (Minimum 20°F | -6.7°C)

  • Not cold hardy

  • Propagation by cuttings and leaves

  • Generally non-toxic to people and pets

  • Winter dormant

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Care and Propagation Information

General Care for Sedum oaxacanum

Sedum oaxacanum grows well in full sun. As it grows, it spreads out, forming a clumping mat. It also grows well in container gardens, and as it grows it trails down over the pot.

Watering

Sedum oaxacanum 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.

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Where to Plant

This Sedum is not cold hardy; if growing in an area that gets colder than 20°F (-6.7°C), be sure to bring it indoors for the winter months.

Full sunlight is needed to prevent stretching. If grown indoors, place under a grow light or near a sunny window.

How to Propagate Sedum oaxacanum

Sedum oaxacanum can be propagated from cuttings or leaves.

Cuttings

To grow this tender Sedum 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

Sedum oaxacanum 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.