Sedum clods

Sedum is a genus of plant in the family Crassulaceae. It behaves similarly to succulents: it grows slowly, it does not tolerate water logging, it needs little water, it prefers very draining, no deep, substrates: 8/10 cm of substrate is enough for the life of these plants. Sedum is also known as “Stone crop”, demonstrating its hard-wearing nature. In nature there are about 600 different species of Sedum, to produce our clods we use the following species:

  • Sedum acre

  • Sedum album

  • Sedum lydium

  • Sedum sexangulare

  • Sedum hispanicum

  • Sedum floriferum

  • Sedum forsterianum

  • Sedum hibridum

  • Sedum reflexum

Our Sedum clods are ready to use: laying the clods one after the other you will have a lush green area immediately, without having to wait months, such as with the use of cuttings

Sedum is an hard-wearing plant, if there is no water stagnation, excessive fertilization or irrigation, it does not have particular problems. Sedum, however, might suffer from stress when night temperatures remain above 20° C and in the presence of a level of relative humidity higher than 70-80%. These conditions are found especially in the Po valley during summer and might favour the development of fungal diseases, which might require interventions with agrochemicals. It should also be noted that the philosophy of a garden or a green roof made with Sedum involves a natural, rustic approach, linked to the dynamism of this type of plant. The species of Sedum have differences of growth, flowering, and colours that change throughout the seasons and according to the climate. If, for some reason, the Sedum in certain conditions were to regress, you will only have to cut some leaves as soon as the weather gets better, and arrange them where you can see some thinning. These leaves will work as scions that you will need to spread as seeds. The scions of Sedum take roots easily.

Our clods of Sedum have the following dimensions:

  • 100x120 cm, weighs 17 kg
  • 50x200 cm, weighs 15 kg
  • 57x38 cm, weighs 4 kg

Sedum is suitable for low-maintenance flowerbeds, rock gardens, slopes and sun-exposed areas where it is inconvenient to use turf for the difficulties of performing routine maintenance tasks such as mowing. Sedum is the most used type of plant to create green roofs.

Prepare the ground using a substrate made of finely ground lapilli or sand, 8 or 10 cm of thickness are enough. An automatic irrigation system is not necessary, however it is preferable to have the opportunity to be able to carry out “rescue irrigations” during the summer. When everything is ready, measure the area you want to cover and order the Sedum online on our website or by phone.
 Lay the Sedum as soon as you receive it and for ten days water it manually every other day, to speed up the rooting process of the clods.