Little Gem is a type of dwarf succulent that has tightly clustered leaves. The stems are cherry red in shade and forms rosettes that are pyramid like. Its olive green leaves can turn into coppery red when exposed to full sunlight. Yellow star-shaped flowers grow during the later winter season or the early spring time.
Plant Type: Succulent
Propagation: In general, Sedums needs minimal attention and care for it to thrive. They can grow in less hospitable conditions as well. This is a good plant to have in your yard for the areas that receive excessive amounts of sunlight. If you are working on a shorter variety, lay the plant on the area where you want it to grow. Add a thin covering of soil. Alternatively, break off once stem and push this on the ground where you want it to grow. Sedums root very quickly! Typically within a few weeks.
Growth Habit: Clustering
Light: Full sunlight.
Water: Water the plant around once a week during warm seasons. In fact, you do not even have to monitor the watering schedule for this plant. If you really prefer a schedule, water this once a week if left outdoors and twice a month if kept indoors.
Zone: 8 to 11
Temperature: It can withstand warm temperatures as well as the other types of plant under this species.
Fertilizer: Fertilize this succulent using an organic liquid variety during the growth season. Do this during the start of spring time until the summer season. This will help boost the defense system of the plant.
Tips: Keep in bright sunlight for most optimal color.