Plant Care Mexican Stonecrop
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Mexican Stonecrop

Also known as

Lemon Coral

Taxonomy

Sedum mexicanum
Sedum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Mexican Stonecrop

Water

How often to water your Mexican Stonecrop

Water needs for Mexican Stonecrop
0.5 cups
every 12

Mexican 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 Mexican 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 Mexican Stonecrop in your home

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

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

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

Mexican Stonecrop does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mexican Stonecrop

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Mexican Stonecrop

Mexican Stonecrop

Mexican 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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