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Sedum arboroseum - Baker.

Common Name Garden Stonecrop
Family Crassulaceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known in a truly wild situation[58].
Range E. Asia - China, Japan.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Sedum arboroseum Garden Stonecrop


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Summary

A review of Sedum arboroseum shows that The International Plant Name Index does not recognise Sedum arboroseum as a valid name. The USDA acknowledge it has been used as a synonym for Hylotelephium erythrostictum.


Physical Characteristics

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Sedum arboroseum is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from Sep to October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Synonyms

Sedum erythrostictum. Miq. Hylotelephium erythrostictum. (Miq.)H.Ohba.

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds; East Wall. In. South Wall. In. West Wall. In.

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Young plant - cooked. A famine food, it is only used when all else fails[177].

Medicinal Uses



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Poultice;  Women's complaints.

The leaves are used in the treatment of fevers, inflammations and wounds[218]. The leaf juice is applied to burns and eruptions[218]. The flowers are used in the treatment of vaginal fluxes, nervous afflictions of children, corneal opacity and prolapse of the genitals following labour[218]. The whole plant is crushed and used as a poultice on inflammations etc[218].

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Succeeds in most soils[188] but prefers a fertile well-drained soil, succeeding in dry soils but preferring one that does not dry out completely[200]. Established plants are very drought tolerant[200]. Plants can be grown on walls[200]. Requires a sunny position[188]. Hardy to at least -15°c[200]. All members of this genus are said to have edible leaves, though those species that have yellow flowers can cause stomach upsets if they are eaten in quantity[62, 85]. Plants in this genus seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[233].

Propagation

Seed - surface sow in spring in well-drained soil in a sunny position in a greenhouse. Do not allow the soil to dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle. If sufficient growth is made, it is possible to plant them out during the summer, otherwise keep them in a cold-frame or greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in early summer of the following year[K]. Division is very easy and can be carried out at almost any time in the growing season, though is probably best done in spring or early summer. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.

Other Names

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Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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