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Sedum rubrotinctum

Sedum rubrotinctum

Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Banana cactus

Narrative Description:

A low, mat-forming succulent perennial, sometimes known as the "Jelly Bean" plant due to the fact that the lobed off foliage resemble raspberry and green coloured beans. Small pale-yellow flowers can sometimes be seen in summer.

Ideal Conditions:

Plant in full sun in an open airy location with well-drained soil and water sparingly, allowing soil to dry between watering. Keep the foliage reasonably dry during winter months if possible.

Possible Situation:

Ideal for any situation - in the container, rockery, gravel bed, or border edges to make a creeping mat.

Resilience:

Half-hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Height x Spread / Trail:

15 x 30 cm

Features:

Drought Tolerant

Typical Season:

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

Red

Flowering Time:

May - July

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

Can survive winter in very well protected, free draining garden situations, especially if sheltered from hard frosts.

Plant Care:

Acidic soil with good drainage

Cultural Information

Family:

CRASSULACEAE

Genus:

Sedum

Species:

rubrotinctum

Alternative Names:

comm. Banana cactus

Category:

Succulents

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

28 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Well drained - keep dry

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 - 12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:49/2117/2227/22
Qty:101318

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.