How to grow Sedum rupestre cristatum

Sedum rupestre cristatum growing subshrub succulent of the genus Sedum also known as Moss stonecrop, Sedum rupestre cristatum perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in temperate, subtropics or mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 5-10a.

Stem grow in cockscomb shape and create unique structure.

Sedum rupestre cristatum leaves

Leaves color green to orange, leaf is fleshy oval shape grow in rosette shape.

Flower color yellow in crown shape, the flowers grows in the end of the branch growing cluster.

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Requirements for Sedum rupestre cristatum growing and care:

Drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, leaves or stem

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
All year (in cold climate not in the winter)

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design, dead leaves and dead bloom stems

Size of the plant?
5-15 cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade with a lot of light

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers in crown shape, the flowers grows in the end of the branch growing cluster.

Scientific name:

Sedum rubrotinctum

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