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PlantFiles: Chinese Sedum
Sedum tetractinum

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sedum (SEE-dum) (Info)
Species: tetractinum (te-TRAK-tee-num) (Info)

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26 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Chartreuse/Yellow

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive rampbrat On Aug 21, 2008, rampbrat from Abilene, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

I have mine in a pot and it has done well. Plan to put is in the ground in Sept.

Positive Happenstance On May 11, 2005, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Very sturdy and hardy Sedum. It's a rampant grower and can become invasive, but is easily removed.

Positive rainycz On Apr 22, 2005, rainycz from Newark, DE (Zone 7a) wrote:

I use this sedum as a groundcover on a steep hill where I had an erosion problem. Works great!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Clayton, California
Fairfield, California
Hesperia, California
San Jose, California
Tracy, California
Denver, Colorado
Newark, Delaware
Tallahassee, Florida
Delhi, Iowa
Lake George, Minnesota
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Cleveland, Mississippi
Jefferson City, Missouri
Bridgeton, New Jersey
Brooklyn, New York
Kinderhook, New York
Beaufort, North Carolina
Charlotte, North Carolina
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Turner, Oregon
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Charleston, South Carolina
Lexington, South Carolina
Arlington, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Abilene, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Paris, Texas
Princeton, Texas
Richmond, Texas



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