Plant Care Sedum Sarmentosum

Sedum Sarmentosum

3.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)

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

About Sedum Sarmentosum

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 sarmentosum

Also known as

Stringy Stonecrop, Stringy Stonecrop, Gold moss stonecrop, Graveyard moss and stingy stonecrop

How to care for Sedum Sarmentosum


How often to water your Sedum Sarmentosum

Water needs for Sedum Sarmentosum
0.5 cups
every 12

Sedum Sarmentosum 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 Sedum Sarmentosum

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 Stringy Stonecrop in your home

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

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

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

Sedum Sarmentosum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Sedum Sarmentosum

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

Difficulty Level

Sedum Sarmentosum is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Sedum Sarmentosum

Sedum Sarmentosum

Sedum Sarmentosum

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

Sedum Sarmentosum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Sedum Sarmentosum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Sedum Sarmentosum has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Sedum Sarmentosum has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Sedum Sarmentosum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
@Katiesoasis avatar
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 728 XP
globe Slippery Rock, PA

Comes back!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
@Lalawilk365 avatar
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 339 XP
globe McKinney, TX

Not a fast grower and can be finicky most times. Love the sunlight but does not like to be watered often.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
@greengracie16 avatar
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 58 XP
globe Roseburg, OR

I got this from my grandma and I dont know if i’m doing a good job taking care of it.

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