Plant Care spreading stonecrop
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spreading stonecrop

Also known as

spreading stonecrop, Cascade stonecrop and Pacific stonecrop

Taxonomy

Sedum divergens
Sedum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for spreading stonecrop

Water

How often to water your spreading stonecrop

Water needs for spreading stonecrop
0.5 cups
every 12

spreading 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 spreading stonecrop

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 spreading stonecrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant spreading stonecrop: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

spreading stonecrop love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

spreading stonecrop does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize spreading stonecrop

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

Care Summary for spreading stonecrop

spreading stonecrop

spreading stonecrop


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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