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Jelly Bean Plant

Sedum x rubrotinctum

Also known as

Jellybeans, Banana Cactus, Pork And Beans, Christmas Cheer

Sedum rubrotinctum by (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








5 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Jelly Bean Plant

A close up of some rounded succulent Sedum rubrotinctum leaves
A pot of green succulent Sedum x rubrotinctum leaves
A photo of Jelly Bean Plant
Some Sedum rubrotinctum in a rock garden
Some Sedum rubrotinctum with green pink succulent leaves and starry yellow flowers

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



Special features of Jelly Bean Plant

Drought resistant

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves


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