Plant Care Chinese Sedum

Chinese Sedum

5.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

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

About Chinese 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 tetractinum

Also known as

chinese sedum coral reef, coral reef, Chinese Sedum, Stonecrop, sedum tectractinum and Coral Reef Sedum

How to care for Chinese Sedum


How often to water your Chinese Sedum

Water needs for Chinese Sedum
0.5 cups
every 12

Chinese 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 Chinese Sedum

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


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.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Chinese Sedum in your home

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

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

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

Chinese Sedum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Chinese Sedum

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Chinese Sedum

Chinese Sedum

Chinese 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

Chinese Sedum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Chinese Sedum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Chinese Sedum has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Chinese Sedum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Chinese Sedum has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Jill avatar
leaf-1 15 Plants
xp 485 XP

it’s so easy to care for and such a beautiful indoor plant

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

Trending in your area

Similar to Chinese Sedum

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in