‘Jelly Bean Sedum,’ commonly referred to as ‘Pork and Beans,’ adds a beautiful texture and unique height to succulent gardens. Use this plant to add vibrant greens and reds with a one of a kind shape and quality to your garden. Jelly Bean sedum grows upward on a thin spiraling stalk producing bean like leaves. When exposed to proper conditions this plant will develop beautiful bright red tips!
Scientific Name: Sedum Rubrotinctum
Origin: Native to Mexico
Plant Type: Succulent
Size: Up to 8” or 20 cm
Propagation: Leaf propagate this succulent plant by breaking off a single leaf and allowing the leaf to sprout roots in a tray of soil. You may also propagate this succulent by taking a cutting from one of the stems about 1” or more in length. Allow the cutting stem to dry and callous over where the plant was clipped for a few days, and then place the cutting into moist soil. Avoid watering and keep out of direct sunlight until the plant has rooted (about 2-3 weeks)
Growth Habit: Bean like leaves on sprawling upward growing stalks.
Light: Full Sun
Water: Let your succulent dry completely between watering cycles and always avoid any standing water near the plant. Pot your succulent in cactus and succulent soil mix with excellent drainage.
Zone: 9 to 10
Temperature: This plant does best in hot temperatures. During cold winter months, bring your ‘jelly bean sedum’ succulent indoors near a bright sunny window, and keep away from frost.
Fertilizer: Fertilize your succulents in the spring and summer months bi weekly with succulent fertilizer.
Tips: Jelly Bean Sedum is extremely delicate and leaves can fall off easily, so handle with care!