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Jelly Bean Plant

Sedum x rubrotinctum

Also known as

Jellybeans, Banana Cactus, Pork And Beans, Christmas Cheer

Sedum rubrotinctum by https://www.jjharrison.com.au/ (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

9a-11b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

5cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Jelly Bean Plant Overview

Jelly Bean Plant, Sedum x rubrotinctum is a succulent plant with a mat-forming habit. It is also known as Jellybeans or Banana Cactus after the shape and appearance of its leaves. It is a hybrid plant bred from a cross between the species Sedum pachyphyllum and Sedum stahllii. The rounded leaves have lovely colouration, ranging from bright lime green and yellow shades, to dark green, orange and red colourings when exposed to ample sunlight during the summer months. This plant easily gets leggy, stretching for light, when grown indoors as a houseplant. try to give it as much sun as possible if growing indoors! If planting outside, this succulent is fairly hardy, but likes to stay on the dryer side. In spring it produces small, starry, yellow flowers. It is commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant and does well when grown in a container. It is also a popular houseplant, commonly grown for its attractive succulent foliage.

Common problems with Jelly Bean Plant

Can be attacked by aphids, whitefly, red spider mite and it can also suffer from rust.

How to harvest Jelly Bean Plant

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Jelly Bean Plant

Division

Cuttings

Special features of Jelly Bean Plant

Drought resistant

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Sedum

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