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How to grow and care for Sedum clavatum

Written by Maggie

Feb 04 2021

How to grow and care for Sedum clavatum

How to grow and care for Sedum clavatum? The first step is to understand the growth requirements of Sedum clavatum, such as soil, light, and watering requirements. Let’s look at how to grow and care for Sedum clavatum.

1. Soil care for growing Sedum clavatum

The soil of Sedum Clavatum can be mixed with peat and coal cinder river sand, etc. When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, it is recommended to lay clean river sand on the surface of the soil to keep the soil breathable.

2. Lighting care for growing Sedum clavatum

When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, Sedum clavatum needs full sunlight for its bright leaves, firmer plant shapes and thickened leaves. Sedum clavatum's bluish leaves tend to be narrow and long, and its branches tend to grow fruitless if the environment is not well lit.

3. Watering care for growing Sedum clavatum

When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, the Sedum Clavatum principle is to water thoroughly and not to water too often or too much on a daily basis to avoid standing water.

4. Growing Sedum clavatum care in summer  

When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, once the summer temperature is higher than 35 degrees, it will use shading net shading, and then slowly breakwater, the dormant period of the whole summer little water or not water, to the middle of autumn the temperature down, began to restore watering.

5. Growing Sedum clavatum care in winter  

When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, if the temperature can maintain above 0 degrees in winter, it is possible to supply water. If the temperature is below 0 degrees, the water will be cut off, otherwise it will be easy to frostbite. Although the cold winter, but also not a winter does not give a little water, but also at the appropriate time to give a little water.

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6. Basin care for growing Sedum clavatum

Sedum clavatum is small to medium-sized, fleshy variety and plants are constantly growing over the years. When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, repotting them every two to three years can be an inch or two larger than the plant size to encourage growth.

7. Growing Sedum clavatum care for disease control  

Plant in the summer often appear the phenomenon of black rot, mostly due to poor ventilation, starting from the root rot, and gradually spread to the stem. When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, we need to maintain a good ventilation environment, for the rotten root after pruning to immerse to disinfection solution, after the potted plants.

Spot disease

Spot disease is also a common disease of Sedum clavatum. Leaf spots of different sizes will appear on the leaves. When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, if not treated in time, the leaves of the plant will appear spotted.

8. Growing Sedum clavatum care for pest control 

Scale insects

Most Sedum clavatum purchased at the Flower market will have shell pests, which will suck the juice and cause the leaves to die and fall off. When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, to prevent the formation of shell insects, add an appropriate amount of triclosan when preparing the soil. If there are shell pests in the growth process, spray the flower protection agent evenly on the affected area.

Starscream

Sedum clavatum is also prone to red spider pests at high temperatures, which can cause significant damage to leaves and affect the growth and health of plants. When we grow and care for Sedum clavatum, a good ventilation environment should be maintained. If red spider pests are found, dichlorvos insecticide can be used for spraying treatment.

care for Sedum clavatum