Stonecrop is one of the most beautiful green specimens you can include in your garden! Let’s have a look at How to Plant and Grow Sedum Angelina!
If you want to include a bright yellow-green plant that matches really well with flowers in your garden, then Stonecrop is for you! Learn everything about How to Plant and Grow Sedum Angelina. It also looks amazing in hanging baskets!
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Sedum Angelina is a mat-forming succulent native to rocky, mountainous regions of Asia. This stonecrop bears fleshy, needle-like, yellow-green leaves with an orange tint at the tip. It also grows a cluster of starry, yellow flowers during summers that serve as a stunning accent against its lemony green foliage.
Propagating Sedum Angelina
You can easily propagate the Sedum Angelina from stem cuttings during the early summer or late spring.
- Snip off 5-6 inches of cutting from a healthy plant.
- Remove the lower leaves and let the cutting heal for a day or two.
- Dip the end in a rooting hormone and plant it in a pot filled with potting mix.
- Mist the plant regularly, and place it where it gets bright and indirect sunlight.
- It will form roots in 2-3 weeks.
Best Pot Size for Sedum Angelina
Go for 6-8 inches of pot for the plant. Choose terracotta or ceramic for better breathability. Also, make sure the pot has ample drainage holes to flush excess water.
Growing Requirements of Sedum Angelina
It does best in full sun to part shade for its brilliant yellow-green shade. More sunlight will stimulate more growth and will also intensify the color.
Sedum is quite drought tolerant once it establishes. Water the plant only when the topsoil feels a bit dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering the plant at all costs.
Any well-draining and porous soil is best. You can also use a growing medium designed for succulents and cactus for containers. Avoid using garden soil.
The plant is fond of warm and humid temperatures and does best in the range of 25-35 C. Avoid exposing it to the harsh sun in summers for long hours.
Taking Care of Sedum Angelina
The plant usually does well with additional feed. If you want to boost the growth, use a balanced fertilizer once in 7-8 weeks during the growing period.
Prune it to induce bushier growth and maintain its size and shape. After flowering, simply trim the large or overgrown stems with a sanitized shear or pruner. Also, snip off diseased or broken stems, if any.
Pests and Diseases
Slugs, mealybugs, and snails may sometimes appear on the plant. You can manually pick them or use neem oil solution if the infestation is high.