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Aeonium sedifolium, Dwarf Aeonium

Aeonium sedifolium

Dwarf Aeonium
Family: Crassulaceae
Origin: Canary Islands
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow, orange flowers

This hardy small shrub is native to the Canary Islands, mainly on Tenerife.

Aeonium sedifolium is easy to grow, and it is perfect for beginning gardeners. It may grow up to 2-5 ft tall and can spread up to 4 ft from the center. It prefers full sunlight but can tolerate partial shade. It needs low water for keeping the soil moist, but not waterlogged, and should be watered moderately. Fertilizing in the spring and summer is necessary for the best results.

Its ornamental foliage makes it a great addition to any garden. It has oval succulent leaves colored with red stripes and a glossy surface. This small shrub produces small yellow and orange flowers that become very attractive in clusters. The flowers appear in spring, making it a great plant to decorate your garden in this season.

For growing Aeonium sedifolium in colder regions, it is recommended to grow it in pots or containers and move the containers indoors in winter. When the temperatures lower, make sure to keep the soil moist. Be sure to keep it in a bright area. Planting it in a place with good air circulation is also important to prevent diseases.

Aeonium sedifolium is a great addition to any garden. Its ornamental foliage and its yellow and orange flowers make it a great plant to decorate your garden in spring. It is easy to grow, and it is perfect for beginning gardeners. It prefers full sun and low water for keeping the soil moist, and it can tolerate some cold temperatures. It is suitable for USDA Zone 9-11, but growing it in pots or containers in colder regions and moving the containers indoors in winter is the best solution.


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