About Sedum Clavatum Variegated
Sedum Clavatum variegated is different from Sedum Clavatum in color and care guides. The leaves are blue-green, lined with jelly yellow, coated with white powder, very delicate and cute. The tips of leaves would dress in pink to red while getting enough sun exposure. Like Sedum Clavatum, it is easy to form layer leaves on woody stems, which look like beautiful rosettes succulents. The leaves on branches usually extend upwards and lose some of the bottom leaves as growing, which is normal and won't compromise their growth.
How to care for Sedum Clavatum Variegated
Soil/Watering: Variegated succulents are more sensitive to water and humidity. The chubby leaves hold too much water inside. So providing well-drainage potting soil and succulent planter with bottom holes are crucial while growing Sedum Clavatum variegated. Add more gritty rocks or perlite to the regular soil when the woody stems form because the mature succulent tree needs better drainage. Only water it when the leaves wilt to prevent rotting and pest infection.
Sun: This cute succulent prefers at least 8-hour sun exposure to keep its jelly-yellow color. Sedum Clavatum would drop off some leaves in summer for high heat and dormancy habits. Like other live succulents, Sedum Clavatum hates summer rains, which quickly cause leaves to rot and plant death. Thus, growing them in an airy location with a sun shade or rain cover can help them survive. The leaves would turn pale green, and the compact rose shape would become flat to the pot mouth underexposure.
Temperature: Chubby Sedum Clavatum variegated prefers outdoor growing to thrive in spring and fall. Move them indoors before frost to prevent plant freeze. As said before, providing sunshades or rain cover in summer is essential if you live in rainy cities.
Pots/Repotting: For its woody tree stems, Sedum Clavatum variegated enjoys growing in more petite mouth succulent planter pots or any deeper planters. You can repot this succulent in spring every two years with succulent organic soil to provide enough food it needs.
Other tips: For succulent plants that are easy to branch, you can insert wooden sticks into the planter by the fragile branches to provide support. Click here to learn how to grow big and branch succulents.
Propagation: As its easy-to-branch characteristic, beheading the plant is the fast way to propagate this succulent plant.
Primary color: blue/blue-green/yellow
Secondary color: pink/red
Bloom color: white
Cold hardiness: Zone 9a-14b(from 20F to 50F)
Product format: 2'' pot
Suitability: balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: beheading, leaf
Special characteristic: easy to branch