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Sedum rubrotinctum, Pork and Beans - Plant

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It is a succulent plant originating in Mexico. It is a species of Sedum from the Crassulaceae family of plants.
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Plant height : 0.5 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 4 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Sedum Rubrotinctum Pork and Beans

Grow in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers a dryish, sandy soil. Good soil drainage is essential for the plant, particularly in winter where moist to wet soils can be fatal. Avoid overwatering. Good tolerance for drought and heat.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Jelly bean plant, pork and beans Pink June to September 0.25 to 0.50 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

The jelly bean plant, also called pork and beans, is an interesting succulent plant that displays jelly beanlike leaves. In the summertime its leaves change from green to bright red, and it bears yellow flowers in the springtime.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Well-drained soil Dry to medium 26 degrees F Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Sedum Rubrotinctum Pork and Beans

  • Be careful when touching this succulent plant, as it can irritate skin of people. Also make sure that no pets or children eat this plant. Jelly bean plant leaves are delicate and can fall off easily.
  • Also make sure that no pets or children eat this plant. Jelly bean plant leaves are delicate and can fall off easily. Prepare your outdoor planting site in full sun by digging out a hole twice as big as the root area of the sedum to be planted or prepare for container growing by thoroughly washing the pot in hot soapy water.
  • Mix 3 parts sand with 2 parts garden or potting soil, 2 parts compost, 1 part charcoal and one-half part crushed eggshell. Fill the garden hole or the container with this mixture and water lightly. Allow to settle, then top off the hole or container.
  • Plant the sedum plant just to the root line in the soil mix. Let a leaf cutting dry out before planting if you are propagating a new sedum; stick the cutting about an inch into the soil and keep it uniformly moist until signs of new growth appear.
  • Place container-grown S. rubrotinctum in a south- or west-facing full-sun location and bring it inside when night temperatures fall below 40 degrees.
  • Divide your S. rubrotinctum every three to five years, replacing the soil mix with a fresh batch each time to preclude excessive build-up of soil salts.
  • Spray as needed with insecticidal soap or neem oil to control aphids, which are the chief plant pest for S. rubrotinctum when grown indoors.

Typical uses of Sedum Rubrotinctum Pork and Beans

Special features: Ground cover or edger. Grows well in hot, dry locations. Also effective in containers.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org

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Saturday, 30 June 2018
?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?
vivek Labade
Friday, 29 June 2018
what are the dimensions of the pot?
Ritu Singh
Saturday, 23 June 2018
As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.
Parvati Gujju
Friday, 15 June 2018
Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star
Rasika Srivastava
Tuesday, 05 June 2018
i was satisfied .good packing ,but the leaf was damaged.so i gived 4 stars
anita

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