Burros Tail profile

Written by Maggie

Feb 03 2021

Burros Tail profile

Burro's Tail, scientific name Sedum burrito Moran, is a member of the Sedum genus (Pterocarpa) in the Sedum family, native to Mexico. Burro's Tail leaf blade is not curved, circular tip, length about 1.5 cm.
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Burro's Tail

Morphological characteristics of Burro's Tail

Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) leaves are not curved, the end of the leaves is round, about 1.5 CMS, a little like rice grain, the surface range of each grain is basically without twists and turns. The Burro's Tail leaf surface has a thin layer of white powder, watering should be poured on the soil, try not to water its leaves, white powder easy to fall off because of watering, touch. Leaves will not open in Flower shape, do not go to pull the leaves, and it is easy to fall, a little force will fall. The leaves grow in one long line, and the leaf wraps around the branch in a spiral.

Burro's Tail distribution range

Burro's Tail is native to Mexico. It has round, uncurved leaves about 1.5 CMS in length. Burro's Tail can be grown by stolling or hanging.

Ecological habits of Burro's Tail

Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) plants grow prostrate or suspended. The dense leaves grow in bright light and are attractive. If left in a low-light place for too long, they will grow barren. Burro's Tail generally thrives on sunlight, whether half or full, except in the hot summer midday glare.

Burro's Tail is (Sedum burrito Moran) drought-tolerant and prefers well-drained soil.

Burro's Tail

Burro's Tail growing methods

1. Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) is relatively drought-tolerant. Like other Succulents in the family, Burro's Tail likes well-drained soil. If the soil is poorly drained, it can easily cause root rot due to water accumulation in the pot soil.

2. Fertilizer: Although Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) is a leaf-watching succulent, it is not suitable for nitrogen fertilizer, because nitrogen can cause them to absorb too much water, so that the stems and leaves become fragile because they store too much water. They are more likely to break or drop leaves.

3, Temperature: when the temperature is higher than 33℃, Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) will go into hibernation and stop growing. If the temperature is close to 0℃, Burro's Tail will freeze to death. In summer, proper shade is needed.Leaves grow denser under bright light, which makes them look better. If left in a low-light place for too long, they will grow empty.

4, watering: In Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) dormant period and winter low temperature days to reduce watering, on the contrary, summer will slightly increase the number of watering, to cool them down, and avoid watering at noon under the strong light. Water should also be poured on the soil, as far as possible not to water its leaves, because the leaves have thin white powder easy to fall off because of watering, touch.

Burro's Tail propagation methods

We can fall down Burro's Tail (Sedum burrito Moran) leaf to breed again, regard it as the seed is equally scattered inside the basin, do not water first next, wait for leaf after hair root just water, then hang it in the balcony sunshine sufficient not to drain the place. The medium is dry, just water, fertilized every season to apply, applying fertilizer quantity cannot be overmuch.

Burro's Tail