Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum)

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The Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) is a big mound-forming farmed plant with several horizontal branches that rarely overlap. Blue-green leaves turn purple in full to the partial sun on this little perennial ground cover that can grow up to 5 inches tall.

This perennial succulent ground cover is a must in your garden or house! It’s one of the most popular plants of its type. It’s pretty, lives long, and hates getting too much attention. It thrives and grows quickly, responding best to being relatively neglected!

How to Grow Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) 

1. The Soil  

Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) has relatively easy soil cultivation requirements. It is possible to use coal cinder combined with peat soil. The soil mix is mostly optional, and air permeability is prioritized.

It thrives in well-drained soil. Make a mixture of 2 parts potting soil, 2 parts coarse sand, 2 parts peat, and 1 part perlite or crushed charcoal.

This plant is prone to mold disease, rust, and decay if left in damp conditions for too long. It is important to keep the foliage and soil dry.

As with any other succulent, make sure to plant it in porous, well-drained soil. You can use cactus or succulent soil and mix in some pumice, perlite, or grit, to help it drain properly.

2. Water

While Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) can withstand protracted drought and thrive in the absence of water, it still has to be watered to stay healthy.

Ensure to irrigate the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) every 10-14 days or if the soil becomes completely dry. With your bare hands splash some water onto the dirt until it is completely soaked.

3. Light & Temperature

The Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) has to be in direct sunlight to be evergreen. If you want to grow it in your garden, find a location where it will get at least 6 hours of sunlight per day, but keep it shaded in the afternoon.

If you live in an area where the temperature drops below 0 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the winter. Plant it in a container or planter where this succulent ground cover may easily be carried indoors, is ideal.

Simply ensure it is placed at a south-facing window or an area with plenty of natural light.

The Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) requires a lot of light. Therefore, if you notice any signs of the stem stretching out, you might want to consider using light to achieve the best results.

4. Propagation

The Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) can be propagated by manually cutting the stem. The technique causes it to become sturdier and more efficient.

The stem eventually shoots up and spreads out from the dirt.

It is generally non-toxic. It is a dormant summer plant that is not cold-hardy and can be propagated by cutting the stem.

The plant can reach a height of 5 inches (12.75 cm) and a width of 12 inches (30.5 cm).

It grows a new plant on its own and lives longer without being fussed over – it doesn’t do well with pampering and it’s happy to be relatively neglected. It is the most authentic of all plants.

Stem and leaf cuttings are an easy way to propagate them. One of the stems can be broken off and pushed into the ground where you want it to grow. The stem is very easy to root.

Alternatively, cut the leaves from the stem, dry them, and then plant them in the soil. Maintain moist potting soil until the cutting begins to grow.

5. Re-Potting

Make it a habit that every year, or every two years, to re-pot your Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum).

As the plant grows, you should move it to a larger container to allow room for the new branches and roots to emerge. The optimal time to repot is in the spring.

Growing Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) Indoors

Planting indoors, a Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) is satisfying.  People want to keep it indoors because it is an attractive plant. Every succulent plant requires both shade and light to thrive.

The Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) is no exception and makes for a lovely indoor plant.

This plant will be a lot of fun for your kids to help you with the propagating. Anyone – man, woman or teenager – will get immense pleasure from having this plant in the house.

The reason is that this particular succulent requires less maintenance than most and is simple to care for.

This most pretty version of little succulent plants is delicate and lovely, and it grows well. However, you should check regularly to see if it is infected. This way it will stay healthy and a pleasure for you to see.

Growing Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) Outdoors

Planting outdoors, Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) loves a lot of open space. Because succulents crave fresh air, it probably feels liberated outside.

Because it cannot tolerate direct sunshine or too cold temperatures, the succulent should remain in the shade and sunlight for some time each day.

As a result, a gardener will shift the plant between the two temperatures.

Both indoors and out, the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) thrives.

This plant is favored among plant enthusiasts due to its small maintenance needs and extended lifespan.

Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) is versatile and thrives in a variety of conditions.

Everyone likes the succulent after a while. It has a lovely appearance and resembles a grapefruit. It is easy to transport and will fit in a pot.

In any case, the Corsican Stonecrop is an extremely popular and stunning plant that will receive positive feedback when compared to other succulents.

How To Maintain Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum)  Corsican Stonecrop?

1. Lighting

Full sun to light shade is required for the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum). The plant prefers two to four hours of afternoon sunlight.

South-facing or west-facing windows are good; north-facing windows will not foster growth.

2. Temperature

During the summer, the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) loves temperatures of 65°F – 75°F / 18°C – 25°C. It’s great if the temperature is between 50- and 55-degrees Fahrenheit (10 and 12.7 degrees Celsius).

It thrives in warm climates. Keep the plant inside if the temperature drops below freezing.

3. Watering

In the spring and summer, the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum)  plant needs more water, however, you can let the topsoil get dry between watering. Reduce irrigation during the cold months.

4. Fertilizer

It is vital that once a month you fertilize your Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum using a diluted liquid fertilizer. During the spring and summer, you can also use a nitrogen-based fertilizer that releases slowly.

5. Pests and Diseases

There are no severe pests or diseases that affect the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) plant.

Keep an eye out for aphids and flies. Spray the leaves with insecticidal soap or neem oil to get rid of them.

Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum)  Corsican Stonecrop Origin and Names

Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum)  is a kind of sedum. The majority of Corsican Stonecrop plants came from northern and southern European countries.

People will adore this succulent and be eager to purchase it in any location. Sedum burnatii is another name for Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum).

Corsican Stonecrop is its most common name. The Crassulacose family included the Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) .

The Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) thrives in a dry, sunny area. It is not wet and is resistant to the cold. The ideal temperature for growth is 13-23 degrees, with a minimum of 5 degrees in the winter.

Throughout the growing season, the sun may be shining brightly. The plant will become much shorter and begin crawling on the ground when the sun is intense. The plant’s hue will also have an appealing blue to it, which is quite attractive.

Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum) is easy to grow high yet, the leaves will be insufficiently compact if the light it receives is too short and the time it sits in the shade is too long.

Final Thoughts

The plump, blue-green leaves of this little frost-tolerant Corsican Stonecrop (Sedum Dasyphyllum), spread out as it develops, forming a ground cover.

These pretty leaves spill over and create a “spiller” when grown in a planter. The flowers are white, and the leaves turn pink in the summer.

Jenny Marie
Tribal Writer

Edited By
Patricia Godwin

Patricia Godwin

Patricia has many years of experience as a content writer on various subjects, but her first love is gardening. She’s never met a plant she didn’t like and, consequently, she writes about every type of plant you can think of. Once an avid gardener with a herb garden, a succulent rockery, and a rose garden – to mention a few. Nowadays, she’s constantly on the move searching for interesting plants to bring to your attention; and explain to you all the details you need to grow, care and maintain these plants.

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