-About Sedum Corynephyllum Fröd-
Sedum corynephyllum Fröd belongs to the family Crassulaceae, and typically forms cluster and succulent tree. The leaves of the Sedum succulent type are elongated and cylindrical, resembling tiny fingers. The leaves are usually tightly clustered along the stems, creating a dense and compact foliage. The leaves can display a captivating mix of shades, including various greens, yellow and pinks.
-How to care for Sedum Corynephyllum Fröd-
Sun/Temperature: Sedum succulents generally thrive in bright sunlight. Sedum corynephyllum Fröd prefers at least six hours of direct sunlight daily in spring and fall to maintain its compact form and vibrant colors. During the autumn and winter seasons, providing ample sunlight to Sedum corynephyllum Fröd can slightly yellow the leaves. Additionally, the tips of the leaves may take on a delicate pinkish hue, which adds a captivating touch to the plant's overall appearance. Unlike Echeveria succulent, Sedum is typically hardy and can tolerate various temperatures. In winter, the Sedum succulent variety can tolerate cooler temperatures to around 40°F (4°C).
Soil/Pot: Sedum plants prefer well-draining cactus mix soil, and you can enhance its drainage by adding materials like perlite or pumice. The stems of Sedum corynephyllum Fröd are slender and susceptible to fungal and bacterial infections. Therefore, it is not recommended to incorporate various decaying leaves or organic matter into the soil. Applying top dressing can also help protect the succulent's roots from fungal infections. This succulent variety tends to grow elongated stems, so pairing it with a small pot is advisable. Once it matures into a succulent tree, it becomes stunning. Clcik here to learn how to care for succulent tree.
Watering: Like most succulents, Sedum corynephyllum Fröd prefers the "soak and dry" watering method. There is no perfect watering frequency for succulent plants, so the best way is to check the soil's moisture level. You can use a Moisture Meter to monitor the humidity level of the soil. A reading of 1 on the Moisture Meter indicates that the soil is sufficiently dry, it's time to water. However, be cautious as Sedum corynephyllum Fröd may occasionally develop aerial roots, which could be a sign of root rot. Click here to learn how to revive succulents with root rot.
Propagate: It is important to note that Sedum corynephyllum Fröd has small and numerous leaves, which may naturally shed during transportation. There is no need to worry, as Sedum succulents are known for their ease of propagation, providing more possibilities for these fallen leaves. Click here to learn how to propagate succulents from leaves.
Similar Varieties: Sedum corynephyllum Fröd and Sedum pachyphyllum Rose (Jelly Beans) are often confused due to their similar appearance. You can easily differentiate between these two succulent plants by observing the shape and color of their leaves. The leaves of Sedum corynephyllum Fröd are thicker at the base and narrower at the tip, which is the opposite of Sedum pachyphyllum Rose. Additionally, Sedum corynephyllum Fröd is typically vibrant green, while Sedum pachyphyllum Rose has a bluish hue.
Primary color: green
Secondary color: yellow; pink
Bloom color: yellow
Cold hardiness: zone 5a-9b (from -20F to 30F)
Product format: 4" pot
Suitability: balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: stem cutting, leaf
Special characteristic: easy to propagate