Plant Care Jenny's Stonecrop

Jenny's Stonecrop

4.3 out of 5 (18 experiences)

Jenny's Stonecrop has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Sedum, Stonecrop and Sedum rupestre


Petrosedum rupestre

How to care for Jenny's Stonecrop


How often to water your Jenny's Stonecrop

Water needs for Jenny's Stonecrop
0.5 cups
every 12

Jenny's Stonecrop 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 Jenny's Stonecrop

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Jenny's Stonecrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jenny's Stonecrop: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jenny's Stonecrop love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Jenny's Stonecrop does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Jenny's Stonecrop

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jenny's Stonecrop: 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 Jenny's Stonecrop after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Jenny's Stonecrop is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Jenny's Stonecrop

Jenny's Stonecrop

Jenny's Stonecrop

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

Jenny's Stonecrop has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 12
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 8
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 6
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 6
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Jenny's Stonecrop has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Jade avatar
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 46 XP
globe Lafayette, LA

Super easy to keep alive

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
@Valeria avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 370 XP
globe El Mirage, AZ

I’ve had this plant for a few months already and it always seems dead for some reason. Either the leaves fall off or it is always dry. Might have to say goodbye soon 😥

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
@AngelPadilla avatar
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 428 XP

It’s really cool when HE branches out to look for the best spots but when you over water him, he browns.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pest magnet Pest magnet
@Mrstiffanycarl avatar
leaf-1 41 Plants
xp 2,180 XP
globe Mertztown, PA

You can take pieces off put it in the soil and it will start to grow!

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Léonie avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 136 XP
globe Saint-Eustache, Québec

they can loose their leaves pretty easily and they are very fragile

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
@greengracie16 avatar
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 58 XP
globe Roseburg, OR

I water her when i’m supposed to and she’s still browning

Browns easily Browns easily

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