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Sedum cauticola Shamrock

Scientific Name : Sedum cauticola
Common Name : Stonecrop
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Autumn
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 2 - 4" (5 - 10cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Petite chocolate brown foliage that forms a tidy, speading mat of foliage.
Idea & Tips : Grow in full sun, average to poor soil with good drainage. Avoid planting in rich soil.
Grower Information
  • Easy-to-grow groundcover is a delight in containers and landscapes.
  • Provides a dense mat of petite foliage that carpets the landscape with green-to-chocolate brown tones and little-to-no flowering.
  • An ideal addition to any groundcover and/or low-water-use program.
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Very low
      50-75 ppm N
      Typically not necessary in propagation.
      35-42 days after sticking
      Do not over-mist. Oversaturated rooting media will slow the rooting process and contribute to stem rot. Remove from mist environment as soon as roots appear.
    • Media pH:
      Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      One pinch, two to three weeks after transplant.
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Generally pest and disease free.
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 10-12 wks Rooted: 6 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 12-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Not recommended

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