About Graptosedum species
Graptosedum species has thick green leaves with red tips that form a rosette. This variety spreads like a sedum with the rosettes growing out on the ends of long stems.Graptosedum species will tolerate some shade but hold back on the water more than if it was in full sun. Graptosedum has a clump-forming habit and grows to a height of approximately 15cm. They are generally easy to propagate, by seeds, leaf cuttings or offsets. If a leaf breaks off, it is likely to root and start a new plant. It can then produce a new rosette quickly.
Planting And Care
- Keep in a bright sunny location.
- Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
- Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
- Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
- Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
- Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
- While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
- Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.
Graptosedum species Uses
- This plant with its pale blue-green leaves can be used as contrasting foliage in succulent plantings, cactus gardens or xeriscape plantings
- It is also pretty used as edging for dry borders and in rock gardens
- It can be kept in pots too, provided the soil drains well