SEDUM sexangulare

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SEDUM sexangulare

Tasteless Stonecrop
Select Item No. SA371

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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: Central Europe
Special Features: Versatile SEDUM species for groundcover in moist or dry conditions. Can be grown on rock walls. The dense sweet tasting foliage may turn a brownish-red color in the autumn in full sun. Great for green roofs with other sedums.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: lemon yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: very narrow, paddle-shaped, leaves spiral around, sweet-tasting
Growth Habit: groundcover / mat-forming / dense
Height with Flowers: 8 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: gritty / well-drained
Location:
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.025 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
40000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 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.

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 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: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 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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