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?
All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot