Data specific to Sedums (Edit)
Origin: Mexico
Hardiness: Hardy - Can Handle Freezing Temps
Evergreen: Yes
Growth Habit: Upright
Soil Type: Dry
Well drained
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Good draining potting mix
Other: The soil must allow for fast draining of water.
Plant uses and characteristics: Accent
Containers
Pest resistant
Does not like wet feet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 1 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Tree Stonecrop
  • Ita Za'a
  • Tree Sedum
  • Sedum
  • False Hens-and-Chickens

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Comments:
  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Jan 7, 2012 1:20 PM concerning plant:
    This sedum can handle temps into the low 20 if kept on the dry side. If you live in an area with winter rains you can place it on a covered porch, or under the eves of the house.
    It is a combination of being wet and cold that will kill it.

    This also makes a nice specimen plant in place of a tree in a miniature garden if kept pruned to the desired size.
  • Posted by sedumzz (Your local refrigerator - Zone 7a) on Dec 9, 2021 6:18 AM concerning plant:
    The epithet has something to do with trees; I am not sure of specifically what it is. "Dendr/Dend" means tree, which fits considering this is an upright, tree/shrub-like sedum.

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