bcheckov Jun 17, 2016 11:09 AM CST. Read more about moisture and sedum by following this link. Sedum forum: Problem with my sedums. Common Pests/ Diseases . To propagate your Sedum using leaf cuttings, snip off only healthy leaves, then stick the stalk into potting soil. You have the potential for hundreds of new Sedum plants using this method of propagation, as each leaf on your existing plant could potentially become a new plant. Varieties of Sedum. Sedum telephium "Autumn Joy" and Sedum spectabile "Autumn Joy") earns a special spot with its dazzling fall display. It flourishes in any well-drained, sunny patch and is extremely easy to grow. Sedum is generally resistant to pests, though mealybugs, snails, slugs, and scale insects may take interest in the plant. Also known as stonecrop, sedum is a boon to almost any garden, whether the plant is grown for showy flowers or attractive foliage. To remedy the problem, I planted a ring of bearded iris around the plants. Autumn joy stonecrop is remarkably free of most common pest and disease problems, although the fleshy leaves may be subject to damage from slugs and mealy bugs. What could it be and how do I stop it? Sedum spectabile 'Iceberg' has mainly white flowers and is a slightly smaller plant, growing to a maximum of about 16 inches. Sedum Rot. Be the CHANGE you wish to see in the world. Most flowering plants wind down as fall approaches, but this hardy perennial grows more striking every day. Dependable, easy-care plants are always welcome in garden borders, but "Autumn Joy" showy sedum (Sedum "Autumn Joy," syn. All in all, leaves propagation is fairly easy and does not require too much knowledge and experience. Leaf Cuttings. sedum. Only people litter. The leaves should be well rooted after about 2 to 3 weeks, with new plantlets forming at the base. Page 1 of 3 • 1 2 3. The succulent nature of its foliage enables it to withstand drought and neglect. Leaves propagation is not for every succulent: Aeonium and Sempervivum do not do well with leaf propagation. Sedum is a large genus of leaf succulents belonging to the Crassulaceae family. Not only do the iris hold up the sedum, but I get beautiful June blooms to enjoy as well! Name: Beth Northern Virginia (Zone 7a) Earth laughs in flowers. Common Pests and Diseases. It is found throughout the Northern Hemisphere in the form of herbs and shrubs. Hi Lori, I had a similar problem with Autumn Joy Sedum grown where they got afternoon shade. Extended rains or overwatering can lead to an accumulation of moisture, causing rot, mold, or fungus. Views: 16424, Replies: 40 » Jump to the end. This article will tackle the most common problems and you'll be well equipped the next time your dear plants are suffering. Because they were not in full sun, they tended to get leggy and flop over with heavy rain. The most common threat to sedum is excessive moisture. The plant is also salt-tolerant. It is commonly known as stonecrops. Something is eating the new growth off the sedums I just planted. Sedum and Echeveria with plump leaves have better chances with leaf propagation.