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Hylotelephium sieboldii (Sedum sieboldii, October Daphne)

Hylotelephium sieboldii (Sedum sieboldii, October Daphne)

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Hylotelephium sieboldii . commonly known as October Daphne . is a stunning succulent plant with delicate . rosy-pink flowers that bloom in autumn. It is native to China and Korea and thrives in well-draining soil and full sunlight.

In the wild . Hylotelephium sieboldii grows in rocky areas . along cliffs . and in other dry . arid conditions. It has adapted to these harsh conditions by developing thick . fleshy leaves that store water . making it an excellent choice for indoor gardeners who tend to forget to water their plants. Hylotelephium sieboldii is commonly known as October Daphne Stonecrop . Siebold's Stonecrop . Siebold's Sedum . or simply as Hylotelephium.

When grown indoors . Hylotelephium sieboldii requires bright . direct sunlight . making it an ideal choice for a sunny windowsill. It prefers well-draining soil . so make sure the pot has good drainage and avoid overwatering. In the winter . it goes dormant and requires very little water.

To care for this plant . make sure to water it sparingly during the growing season and let the soil dry out between waterings. Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer.

Hylotelephium sieboldii is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways to add interest to your indoor garden. It can be grown in a pot or planter . as part of a succulent arrangement . or even in a rock garden. Its delicate flowers and striking foliage make it a great choice for adding texture and color to any space.

If you're looking for a low-maintenance succulent that adds a pop of color to your indoor garden . Hylotelephium sieboldii is definitely worth considering. With proper care . it will reward you with stunning blooms and lush foliage year after year.

Hylotelephium sieboldii care level 

To care for Hylotelephium sieboldii make sure to place it in a bright location with indirect light. Water it sparingly . allowing the soil to dry out between watering sessions. It is important to avoid overwatering . as this can lead to root rot. Prefers temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C) . so avoid placing it in extremely hot or cold locations.

Propagation is easy . as the plant readily produces new roots from stem cuttings. However . it's important to note that the plant can be fragile and break easily . so take care when handling it.

Overall . Hylotelephium sieboldii is a beautiful and low-maintenance plant that is well-suited to a variety of growing conditions. Its trailing habit makes it perfect for hanging baskets . and its unique appearance makes it a great addition to any succulent collection

Where should I put it?

Hylotelephium sieboldiilikes high or direct light . a few hours of the morning sun - try a south-facing windowsill.

How should I water my Hylotelephium sieboldii?

Hylotelephium sieboldii is a succulent plant that requires infrequent watering. It is adapted to store water in its leaves . allowing it to survive periods of drought. Overwatering can lead to root rot . so it's important to take care when watering this plant.

When watering Hylotelephium sieboldii . it's best to do a deep soak but then allow the soil to dry out before watering again. Water the plant thoroughly until water drains from the bottom of the pot. Then . wait until the soil has dried out completely before watering again. Depending on the conditions in your home . this could be every two to four weeks.

It's important not to let the plant sit in standing water . as this can lead to root rot. Make sure the pot has drainage holes and remove any excess water that drains from the bottom of the pot after watering.

Should I feed it? 

Hylotelephium sieboldii benefits from regular fertilisation during the growing season. Feed once a month in spring and summer with liquid plant food. Why not try our own vegan . organic plant food? 

Is it suitable if I have pets?

Yes! This plant is fine with pets around.

What size is it?

W13cm pot.

All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot

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