SEDUM album

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SEDUM album

Stonecrop, Worm Grass
Select Item No. SA328

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Crassulaceae
Origin: Europe, Siberia, West Asia, Northern Africa
Special Features: Succulent evergreen foliage, at times tinged red. Umbel panicles of white floating over deeply hued succulent leaves. Wonderful used as a groundcover or topping a stone wall in sunny exposed sites.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: glossy, succulent, with tinges of deep bronzy red
Growth Habit: groundcover / mat-forming / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / warm / undemanding
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / for green roofs
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.02632 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
38000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 10 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(4) These are very tiny seeds which should be mixed with finest sand or talcum for an even sowing. Do not cover with compost, only press them in gently. Irrigate from the bottom or with a hand-sprayer, so that the seeds will not be washed away.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
autumn - late autumn
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 weeks at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: An obvious place to experiment - following vernalization - would be raising daytime temperatures to 60° - 65°F (15° - 17°C). Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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