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Sedum – ‘Coral Reef’ – Chinese Sedum – Sedum tetractinum

Garden Height
3 - 4
Spacing
10 - 18
Spread
10 - 18
Habit
Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Very easy to care for. Great as a groundcover and in rock gardens.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP. Photoperiod can be manipulated for early flowering.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

One soft pinch, 1 week after liner planting. Second pinch optional. Florel at 500 ppm is also effective at increasing branching. B-9/Cycocel tank mix will control growth, however, growing plants dry will also control growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Larger plants with better branching and form will occur with vernalization.