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Graptosedum species - Succulent Plant

It has striking grey-green coloured, fleshy spoon-shaped leaves growing in a rosette on a stem. It is a popular groundcover plant in rockeries and water-wise gardens.
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1Graptosedum species - Succulent Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Graptosedum species

It is a hairless, rosette-forming succulent. The rosettes are up to 5 inches (12.5 cm) in diameter and grow at the tips of ever-lengthening, hanging stems, creating a low spreading colony up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall. The leaves are succulent, lanceolate, glaucous and up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) long.

Those grown in partial shade tend to be blue-grey. In full sun they are pinkish grey. During the winter the leaves take a brownish-purple tinge. The flowers are star shaped, yellow, up to 0.8 inches (2 cm) in diameter and are borne on stems up to 6 inches (15 cm) long with 2 to 6 branches, each with 3 to 14 flowers.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Sedum weinbergii, Mother-of-pearl-plant and Ghost plant.
Maximum Reachable Height 6 inches
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
  • Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.

    Graptosedum species care

    This plant can be grown from leaf cuttings. Pull a leaf from the main stem, leave it to dry for a day, then place it on the surface of the growing medium. The growing medium should be light and well drained, you can use a mixture of soil, sand and compost. The leaf will form roots and eventually, a small rosette will appear at the base. It requires minimum 10 degrees C temperature and partial sun to form roots and new growth. Remove and pot up the new plant when well rooted. Water the new plant regularly.

    Sunlight Full sun to partial shade, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well drained soil.
    Temperature 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer in spring.

    Graptosedum species uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This plant with its pale blue-green leaves can be used as contrasting foliage in succulent plantings, cactus gardens or xeriscape plantings
    • It is also pretty used as edging for dry borders and in rock gardens
    • It can be kept in pots too, provided the soil drains well

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Graptosedum species ?

    Graptosedum species is commonly known as Sedum weinbergii, Mother-of-pearl-plant and Ghost plant.

    How tall do Graptosedum species grow?

    On average Graptosedum species grows 6 inches

    What color are Graptosedum species ?

    A Graptosedum species plant bears flowers of color Yellow

    When Graptosedum species blooms?

    With enough light, Graptosedum species may produce Yellow flowers in Summer

    How hard is Graptosedum species to grow?

    A Graptosedum species is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Graptosedum species need?

    A Graptosedum species prefers Full sun to partial shade, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.

    How much water does a Graptosedum species need?

    A Graptosedum species prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Graptosedum species need?

    A Graptosedum species prefers Well drained soil.

    What temperature does a Graptosedum species like?

    A Graptosedum species prefers 22 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Graptosedum species ?

    To encourage Graptosedum species growth, Apply any organic fertilizer in spring.



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary

    Bina Vaity

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    Is the item durable?

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 21 February 2020

    Got the plant in good condition, and it is growing well.

    Joshi Prisy
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