Also known as
Donkey Tail Plant, Donkeys Tail, Donkey's-Tail
Burrito (Sedum morganianum), jardín botánico de Tallinn, Estonia, 2012-08-13, DD 02 by Diego Delso (CC BY-SA 3.0)
5 years to reach maturity
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Burro's Tail Overview
Sedum morganianum is an evergreen succulent species in the Crassulaceae family of plants. It is a popular houseplant that is easily propagated from fallen leaves. This species got its common name, burro's tail from its trailing habit, it produces long tail like stems that can reach up to 10 cm in length. These stems hang attractively over pot edges and bear many, overlapping, fleshy, pointed, blue-green leaves. Flowers are small and star-like, coloured red-purple.
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How to propagate Burro's Tail
Sow in early spring, keep temperature between 15-18 degrees Celsius.
Easily propagated from leaves.
Special features of Burro's Tail
Other uses of Burro's Tail
Suitable for rock gardens and borders. Foliage attracts bees and butterflies. Suitable for coastal conditions.