Sedum oxypetalum

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1 Gallon $15.00

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Sedum oxypetalum

  • Names and Synonyms:  
    Sedum arborescens
  • Common Names:  
    Dwarf Tree Stonecrop
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  • Origin:  
    Central Mexico, specifically the lava fields in the highlands plateau.
  • Size Label:  
    1 Gallon
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  • Cold Tolerance:  
    20 to 25°F, -6.7 to -3.9°C
  • Heat Tolerance:  
    Very high
  • Light Requirement:  
    Full sun to light shade
  • Water needs:  
    Very drought tolerant
  • Maintenance:  
    None or light pruning to shape as desired
  • Uses:  
    Dry rock gardens, succulent plantings. This plant makes a nice small bonsai-type tree in a large container. It's well suited in a rock or gravel bed around pools and modern architecture.
  • Propagation:  
    Replant cuttings, collect seeds after flowering
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  • Special notes:  
    Sedum oxypetalum grows as a small tree-shaped shrub with a stubby trunk and upright stems with pale gray-green papery peeling bark. The leaves are small, of a medium green color, and notched at the tip. This plant blooms in summer when the branch tips are covered by small star-shaped pale-yellow flowers that have pinkish colored centers. Sedum oxypetalum needs well-drained soil and only occasional watering in summer—the best flowers and winter hardiness are achieved when plant is kept drier. Sedum oxypetalum goes somewhat deciduous in winter particularly if kept dry or when temperatures drop much below freezing. As a deciduous plant it can be hardy in temperatures as low as 15 to 20°F.