Plant Care Graveyard Moss

Graveyard Moss

3.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Graveyard Moss has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Graveyard Moss has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Graveyard Moss

Plants in the Sedum genus are super diverse, and are native to regions all over the world. Horticulturalists have bred them to create even more variietes that come in all manner of shapes and colors! Their succulent leaves help store water, and they are incredibly easy to propagate. Just gently pop off one of the leaves and with water and sunlight it will grow into a whole new plant. 🪴


Sedum sarmentosum

Also known as

Stringy Stonecrop, Stringy Stonecrop, Gold moss stonecrop, Graveyard moss and stingy stonecrop

How to care for Graveyard Moss


How often to water your Graveyard Moss

Water needs for Graveyard Moss
0.5 cups
every 12

Graveyard Moss needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Graveyard Moss

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Stringy Stonecrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Graveyard Moss: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Graveyard Moss love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Graveyard Moss does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Graveyard Moss in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Graveyard Moss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Graveyard Moss: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Graveyard Moss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Graveyard Moss is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Graveyard Moss

Graveyard Moss

Graveyard Moss

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Graveyard Moss has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Graveyard Moss has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Graveyard Moss has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Graveyard Moss has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Graveyard Moss has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
@Katiesoasis avatar
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 728 XP
globe Slippery Rock, PA

Comes back!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
@Lalawilk365 avatar
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 339 XP
globe McKinney, TX

Not a fast grower and can be finicky most times. Love the sunlight but does not like to be watered often.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
@greengracie16 avatar
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 58 XP
globe Roseburg, OR

I got this from my grandma and I dont know if i’m doing a good job taking care of it.

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