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Burro's Tail

Regular price $28.99
Sale price $28.99

Plant Description:

Discover the allure of Burro's Tail (Sedum morganianum), a captivating succulent that belongs to the Sedum genus, known for its trailing stems and distinctive triangular-shaped fleshy blue-green leaves. This evergreen perennial is ideal for hanging containers, showcasing trailing stems that can reach up to 24 inches in length. The delicate leaves, while visually stunning, are sensitive to heavy foot traffic and may break off if manipulated. Burro's Tail is a native of Mexico and the Dominican Republic, thriving in high light interior environments, making it a perfect addition to windowsills with partial sun exposure.

Care Tips for a Happy Burro's Tail:

  • Light: Prefers high light conditions, such as a sunny windowsill; partial sun outdoors.
  • Soil: Well-drained soil; tolerates rocky and poor soils; drought and dry soil tolerant.
  • Water: Use tepid water and allow the soil to dry between watering; reduce watering in winter.
  • Temperature: Tolerates temperatures down to 40 degrees F when grown outdoors.
  • Fertilizer: Light fertilization once or twice during the growing season.

Burro's Tail Well-Being Signs:

  • Leaf Breakage: Delicate leaves may break if manipulated; handle with care.
  • Watering Issues: Overwatering can lead to pest and disease problems; avoid wet or poorly drained conditions.

Common Pests and Problems:

  • Pests: Occasional issues with slugs and snails; be vigilant, especially in outdoor settings.
  • Diseases: Generally free from serious diseases; watch for issues related to overwatering.


How do I propagate Burro's Tail?

Cuttings and dropped leaves root easily, making propagation a simple process.

Can I grow Burro's Tail outdoors in cooler climates?

Yes, when grown outdoors, the plant tolerates temperatures down to 40 degrees F; site for sun to part sun in well-drained soil.

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