Plant Care Carpet Sedum

Carpet Sedum

3.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Carpet Sedum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Carpet Sedum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Carpet Sedum

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 lineare

Also known as

Needle Stonecrop, Sea Urchin, Stonecrop, sedum linear and Golden Teardrop

How to care for Carpet Sedum


How often to water your Carpet Sedum

Water needs for Carpet Sedum
0.5 cups
every 12

Carpet Sedum 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 Carpet Sedum

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Carpet Sedum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carpet Sedum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Carpet Sedum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Carpet Sedum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Carpet Sedum

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

Difficulty Level

Carpet Sedum is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Carpet Sedum

Carpet Sedum

Carpet Sedum

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

Carpet Sedum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Carpet Sedum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Carpet Sedum has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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This thing has literally doubled in size in the first couple of months I've had it. And it's pretty. So.... yeah it's pretty cool would recommend.

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