Plant Care Annual Stonecrop

Annual Stonecrop

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Annual Stonecrop has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Annual Stonecrop has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Annual Stonecrop

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 annuum

How to care for Annual Stonecrop


How often to water your Annual Stonecrop

Water needs for Annual Stonecrop
0.5 cups
every 12

Annual 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 Annual Stonecrop

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Annual Stonecrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Annual Stonecrop: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Annual Stonecrop love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Annual Stonecrop does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Annual Stonecrop

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

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Care Summary for Annual Stonecrop

Annual Stonecrop

Annual 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

Annual Stonecrop has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Annual Stonecrop has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Annual Stonecrop has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
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Can get leggy but otherwise very forgiving. Can be used as a ground cover.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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